I have a beautifully signed bottle of Robert Mondavi vintage wine." After the dates, it doesn't seem that either bachelor will follow up for a second date. After hearing Patti's diagnosis, Allison realizes she has become one of her biggest pet peeves. Allison's take-charge attitude is what Patti calls the pickle jar effect. But if he's standing there, Patti says it's just as easy to ask him to open it."I don't know if the relationship chemistry is necessarily there," Dan says. "And know that you are the smarter, clever one for doing it," she says."It's because you do that you are alone," she says. "So you get the men that offer the same thing in return."Brenda says Patti's impressions were very hard to hear. "And I was embarrassed." During Brenda's matchmaking session, she says one observation really hit a nerve.
Allison may think her dates don't notice..she's wrong. Sometimes what happens when we spend a lot of time alone, we forget to let them open the damn pickle jar," Patti says.
"It almost felt like she had some pre-planned questions she wanted to ask," Rich says. "The one thing I don't think is ever going to change on this planet is men still need to feel like men," she says.
For the past seven years, Patti has been bringing people together in Buffalo, New York, a city with one of the highest populations of singles per capita.
Patti Novak, one of America's toughest matchmakers, says you may be to blame for your single status.
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