How to Break the Second Date Curse With the 'Millionaire Matchmaker'

Patti Stanger guides us through the pitfalls of dating around the holidays.
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dating secrets from the millionaire match maker herself, the host of the hit series revealing her dos and don'ts of successful dating and how to get past the first date. First, here's she she smara schiavocampo with the story. Reporter: Reality TV's dating guru. Patty stinker, aka the millionaire match maker turns dating uh-ohs into oh yeahs. Now with a new season on the horizon, patty's rolling out the red carpet with a star-studded clientele looking for love. Are there unique challenges to fixing up celebrities? The stakes are higher. They want to know love and want the fix within like 48 hours. Reporter: But celebrity or not, patty says it's the first date where so many of us go wrong. What is the goal of the first date? To have chemistry and see if there's something to the second date. Chemistry is key. Reporter: To see what she means, we set up cameras on a couple's very first date. Nice to meet you. You too. Reporter: And watched it unfold. Right there. Kiss on the cheek for a greeting. She's okay. So what are the master match maker's dos and don'ts to make sure you leave that first date with potential for a second date? Tip number one, don't judge. It's not the best for your life. They will feel uncomfortable and turns the temperature off. Reporter: Tip number two, do ping-pong the conversation. There's zigging and zagging. So the conversation is ping-po ping-ponging, super good. No person is overforeshadowing the other person. Reporter: And tip number three, don't be competitive. Tit for tatting, one up the other person. That's not romance. Reporter: With the date winding down, was there the chemistry? Good conversation, I thought there was chemistry. Hard to know when you first meet someone. Reporter: A road map for those look for love. For "Good morning America," Mara schiavocampo, ABC news, new York. All righty, then. We want to welcome the millionaire match maker heather, patty. What are the lessons we can learn from the couple? First of all, have fun with the date. It's not going in for surgery. People were very serious. They were incredibly competitive in the date. You saw that in the previous segment. Your resume and my resume. Work is not romantic. And the other thing is they were nervous. Sip the wine slowly. Take a breath, enjoy the moment. They had a hard time doing. What other tips do you give to celebrity clients? Never talk about your exes on the date. Don't compare war stories. And if you're dating, don't talk about, you dated 5 million people on match.com and you're still here. Don't do that. That's a clue there could be a problem. What can fans look forward to on the next season? So much fun. Celebrities dating real people. Civilians. Couldn't have asked for a better season. The most fun I have had. They have fame and money, but they don't have romance and they wanted the fix. What is wrong with me, why am I broken? We go deep this season. It's a tough world out there, the dating world. We were talking in the break, I said to robin, five women to one guy in New York City. That is tough odds. And gets worse across the country. Men are not asking women out. They're assuming they're take. Looking at the victor a's secret models, they're single. If men are single, get out there. Don't be afraid. Don't think she's a ten and out of your league, and her out. For the women, signal and smile. Flirt. Use your hair. Signal and smile. When I put on Twitter, I said date. And someone put what exactly is a at a time thedate these days? Date is dinner. Coffee is cheap. Sorry, Starbucks. Brunch, an hour, rush, get in and out. And drinks are an interview. You're kind of like -- Audition. Do I really want to proceed to dinner in dinner is romance. And it's personable, and what's more important, when a guy asks a girl out for dinner, you know he's a man. I like that. You always have the best advice. Thank you. Thanks for having me. Continued success. Eighth season, right? Eight seasons. We thank you and thank Lisa for finding our daters. And the new season of millionaire match maker premiers this Sunday night on bravo. Looking forward to it. And also on the heat index

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