dating in new york
I've polled this topic extensively with friends and there is no cut and dry answer to the question of what's the best way to turn someone down.
Each and every night of the week, Monday through Sunday, the city offers up tributes. As opposed to those from The Hunger Games, who hail from the 13 districts, our tributes hail from the boroughs -- Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and of course, Staten Island.
A first date is pretty much a sexualized job interview. You spend a ton of time getting dressed, carefully considering what each article of clothing you choose might say about you.
At the top of a list of reasons why people blow dates off, is a simple lack of interest, physical or otherwise. But what about those dates where it seems like everything is perfectly aligned for another date and you never hear from them again?
In the past, relationships have been defined by physical location. Today, with the help of technology, this no longer has to be the case. This trip to San Francisco was brave and bold -- not only for The Dating Ring, but for each of us on the trip.
If anything, being in this city will help you realize one thing: You're going to be just fine.
If someone had tried to convince me to move to the Bay Area to improve my dating odds a few months ago, I probably would've balked at the idea.
In a modern-day How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days moment, I went undercover on five popular dating sites as a reporter. I told myself I'd be just be like a modern-day Carrie equipped with an iPhone and dating apps in hand. Harmless, really...
If you want to know the truth about why I moved to New York City, you'll also find out why it is that I'm still living here two years later.