The restaurant was about to close and we had to go elsewhere or part ways.Even though I was bored, I wasn’t ready to go home, and I wanted to get a second drink. He was good-looking enough, but I wasn’t going to be able to get it up for a boring tech dude.
It felt more like a job interview, but not the way a date is supposed to be a job interview.
There was no grilling about where you were from and what your family was like and what you were looking for.
Our reporting digs deep into the important policies, social issues, and cultural trends that matter, bringing the diversity of thought so needed in these times. Amazon, which is located less than a mile from my house, has had a huge, awful impact on Seattle’s dating scene.
He estimated that in the 25–44 age group, Seattle “has 119 single men for every 100 single women, slightly better than San Francisco at 121—but equal if you add in the impact from nearby Bellevue, which is an awful 144.” Many of those men are coming here for Amazon: Reifman estimated that Amazon had hired 15,026 new employees since April 2010.
They were not straight, white guys from flyover country or California imported by a software company.