Dating scene in new york
“A lot of my married friends tell me it’s horrible being tied down, and that women will just divorce you and take half,” says Eric Borich, a 32-year-old portfolio manager at Oxford Property Group.Borich cites pressure to keep dating around so that his married friends can live vicariously through his enviable lifestyle.[The women] always ask me what I do for a living, if I wanna get married and leave the city, and it’s so exhausting.” But while some dudes lament their confirmed player status, Notas says there’s actually value in being a womanizer.“A lot of marital troubles and divorce stem from people settling in relationships that aren’t compatible for them,” says Notas.“We have this mentality of, ‘Why should I settle for Susan, who’s beautiful and smart, when I could turn the corner and meet Jessica, who’s just as smart and beautiful?’” Garofola meets most of the women he dates on Tinder, Bumble and the League.But in the past two months, he’s been feeling spent by the mating game.
He is now fielding questions—ask him anything by sending an email here, but be advised that Dobkin is "not sure you guys will be able to handle my realness." We can keep you anonymous if you prefer; just let us know what neighborhood you live in. I have met interesting, attractive, not insane people but they all seem to be flakes. Give up and accept my fate as someone who ogles hot New Yorkers on the subway but goes home alone? A Native New Yorker replies: Dear Subway Ogler, Many newcomers find themselves loveless or friendless for a time when they first arrive in New York, but they rarely stay that way long. It can destroy an individual, or it can fulfill him, depending a good deal on luck.That can be taxing after a while.” Borich wishes he could cut back on the number of women he sees per week.“I sometimes hate dating in NYC because it’s like a job interview.Ever since Michael Garofola, 36, moved to New York in October, his calendar has been packed with different women penciled in for dinner or drinks.As a former “Bachelorette” contestant, Garofola knows he has no problem scoring with women — he goes on up to five first dates a week, which he says usually include a drink or two and nothing beyond a goodnight smooch on the cheek.
Remember: New York rewards those who tolerate imperfections in others, like crooked teeth or a minor felony record.