Dating in philadelphia

09 Apr

“I think I was just delusional thinking that it was the city that made dating hard,” she says. I’ve had plenty of fantastically pleasant dates with people I just wasn’t into that much, and I’ve struggled with what to say. And a good date becomes a fantastic memory, even if that person has faded from your life.“Yes, I dated douchey guys in Philly, but I also dated them in New York during the 10 years prior.” Her column is one of those pieces the New York media churn out, reassuring New Yorkers they live in the only city worth living in. After two dates, one woman told me she was moving to Ohio to get back with her ex-boyfriend. My favorite dates of 2012 were watching Wimbledon on my couch and shopping at the King of Prussia mall.

Some forums can only be seen by registered members. I lived in Philly from 0-18 years of age to move to So Cal.

I turned 30 in January, but I did not fret about being single. Societal double standards should keep me from feeling worried about being alone, but cracks appeared., weighed in on my dating life: Men and women pair off early in Philadelphia, and those of us still left are bottom-of-the-barrel types. I guess I should start looking for a cat to keep me company.

Let’s be clear: Thirty is old, an age that seemed impossibly far away as a teenager, or even when I was 25. I invited all my friends to a bar, we counted down to midnight, and I felt happier than I’d ever been. To be fair, the piece isn’t one of those , about how people like the Kardashians make their money).

Not only is Philly home to some of the best thrift and vintage shops in the country give us a leg up on affordable cool, you can also study fashion at Moore College of Art & Design.11. Philadelphians love to bike, and we have beautiful running and bicycling trails like Fairmount Park to prove it. Just because we grew up in a big city doesn't mean we don't know how to get our nature on.

Oh, you haven't been on a bike since you were a kid? I grew up a walk from Pennypack Park, in the city itself, and deer used to roam on our front lawn.