If you matched with someone on Hinge who lives on Long Island, it may get awkward pretty quickly once you reveal that you have no desire nor impetus to ever leave Manhattan.If you live in Queens or Brooklyn, and your date is willing to travel to these boroughs to see you, he or she is probably a keeper.“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.It’s the only city where you will go out more and end up with to show for it.For all the exhausted and confused women running around the island that seems to be throwing men in our face at the same rate as lamb kebabs, we can tell you why it’s not working out: The number is not the problem, the problem is the quality.To say the men of New York are “of a different breed” is like when Lindsay Lohan said she “only did drugs four or five times.” It’s what PR specialists call “putting it gently.” Because any woman who has lived, is living or is thinking about leaving New York knows, there is no breed to define the New York Man.By no means am I trying to bring down the men of New York.
“In New York, everyone has this feeling that they have limitless options,” the Gramercy-based lawyer tells The Post. Plenty of people are also only interested in making out at the bar– nothing more. And your date might be pretty flabbergasted that you’d want to do anything other than get it on, like, drumroll… See, I imagined that I would be a famous author with several published books and a perfect, love-filled relationship. There are some things which you should familiarize yourself with, so you’re not slammed in the face with a big bucket of surprise as your date shows up to your apartment with a bottle of whiskey rather than roses. The last two guys I’ve had in my bed were both pretty dumbfounded when I didn’t want to have sex with either of them. ” (and yes, he was referring to hopping on With 8.4 million people living in this city (and counting), meeting someone is harder than I expected when I envisioned my perfect, love-filled life in NYC.They might get upset if you persistently call and text because you thought your make-out encounter was something special. I don’t have a published book nor am I in a relationship right now, but so far I have written a book and been dumped in a nearly-perfect relationship.There’s always the “there are so many people here so I’m bound to meet someone next weekend” attitude, but that attitude gets kinda tiring after dozens of weekends in a row with hoards of new faces. Apparently, some people associate dating sites with shame. The reason is beyond me, but just for any naysayers who persist on feeling ashamed of their stints on various dating sites, it is no longer trashy.