We ate Middle Eastern food under the stars and talked about our hopes and dreams. You join a group, and it gives you the location and time of the event.The good part is that it takes the stress out of figuring out where to go.The part is that some member profiles have limited info and sometimes no picture. The date: I went to a Cinco De Mayo singles party at a chic bar and lounge.
I quickly noticed a hot executive-type — black hair, green eyes, glasses, and a suit but no tie. He bought me a margarita, and we blabbed nonstop for an hour about music festivals, modern art, soccer, the Yankees, and the intersection between his profession (finance) and mine (fashion).
We also both agreed that we were interested in finding a serious relationship. Verdict: I wished I could have learned more about the guys beforehand. The app: Tinder is really fun: You scroll through pictures of guys, and say a quick yes or no. Unfortunately, a lot of the guys seemed to want a fast hookup and said creepy things like, "You have such beautiful toes! "The date: I finally heard from a guy who sounded normal, so we met after work at a restaurant with a cool happy-hour vibe. I liked that he grew up in a strict family where manners were emphasized — I'm Puerto Rican, and my family is like that too.
If you are into a guy, you swipe right, if not, you swipe left. He mostly looked like his picture: Muscular and rugged in jeans and work boots. But he talked in a monotone — giving short, dull answers to my questions. I thought, The app: Amigos is tailored to the Latino community.
connects you with a normal, decent guy instead of a creep that just wants a bunch of nudes sent to him.
We'd hate to see you turn into some swipe-crazed maniac fishing through a bunch of rejects to land a quality The app: This app linked to my Facebook profile — all I had to do was write an intro saying I'm an aspiring broadcast journalist who works in fashion and loves entertainment.
I tailored my search by age, height, and education level, and then POF searched my extended friend network.
The date: A pinged me, saying he was interested in meeting new people.
We texted and chatted throughout the day — while stalking each other's Facebook and Instagram pages.
At dinnertime, he asked if he could pick me up to take me to his favorite Halal food truck.