21st century online dating
“Dating in the age of social media makes it that much more interesting because people perceive themselves differently than what they are in person,” Sara said.While the use of online dating may carry several negative connotations, Sara said she feels reassured, as many of her friends have found true love through that method.“I usually meet people in the dance floor, it just seems like a natural environment,” said Sergio.
“Perhaps online dating began as an easy way to hook up and that is what gave it a bad name, but today there are people who use it to find a potential match they wouldn’t have met otherwise,” Mario said.
From there it just flows.” Living in Wine Country can make it convenient to meet people while wine tasting, but for those who prefer a casual atmosphere Russian River Brewery, Bear Republic Brewing Co.
or Stout Brothers Irish Pub are also a good option to go out and start out a conversation with someone new, Sergio said.
His place of interest is The Lounge at La Rosa in Santa Rosa, which he describes as an enjoyable spot to go with friends, drink and dance the night away.
Sergio said there is a higher male to female ratio at La Rosa, but that he usually does not go with the intention to meet someone new, but if he finds himself attractive, he pursues them.