That’s the feeling that rises up in my throat whenever anyone asks me the totally non-condescending question of why I’m still single, which I’ve answered so many times in so many tones (“Just haven't met the right guy, I guess! There was the guy who kept taking calls from a number he’d labeled “Happy Happy Fun Time,” which turned out to be his drug dealer.
And the winner who showed up in sweatpants and couldn’t buy me a drink because he’d spent his last $20 on a beer and wings special for himself. And there’ve been wonderful guys in the mix too, most of whom fizzled out because in this city, it’s just really hard to fit two people, and their ambitions, into one relationship. ”) Maybe a change of location — to New Bern, North Carolina; Miami, Florida; Austin, Texas; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Detroit, Michigan; and Los Angeles, California — was the answer.
Things move so fast in New York that I only recently stopped to ask myself how I’d wound up here, over 35 and still single, but not always wanting to be. I’d already crossed the fuck-it-something's-got-to-give threshold of my New York dating life. If this trip had been a blind date, I would’ve walked out of the bar the second I saw New Bern’s offerings, via a terrifying night of Tindering.
People who work in a uniform are usually dedicated to their profession - police officers, firefighters, nurses, doctors, pilots. They have crazy schedules and little time for flakes.
So we decided to launch a Los Angeles dating site for busy professionals who don’t have time for flaky.
Stereotyped as the land of tastemakers, juice and boob jobs, LA is often overlooked by more cerebral prospects in favor of seemingly more cerebral cities like New York or Chicago.
But LA can get intellectual and, dare we say, “nerdy” too.
Finish off by grabbing a bite at The Nerdist Showroom inside of Meltdown comics is a nerd mecca, where comic books and comedy collide.
Browse the impressive array of comic books at Meltdown and then head next door for a comedy show, live podcast, workshop or guest speaker.
So make it short, sweet and a preview of coming attractions. You want to go somewhere you feel at home and where there’s no pressure (i.e. It will take some time getting used to the real life person. However, if you don’t feel like handing out your phone number just yet, you may prefer to start with an online chat.
The second date is where the romance starts for real! Our chat rooms are very secure to use (unlike some free chat rooms around the net).
They hardly even have time to find the right people to date.