“Or they would have a weird, squeaky voice, or they would smell odd.” So meeting men in the flesh — even while wearing a sack over their face — removes that potential “ew” factor.Looking for long-term love in the city that never sleeps has always been nearly impossible.“The hardest thing is not giving up when you keep putting yourself out there, and continue going on these terrible dates,” she says.
“My friends are joking with me to wear a really cleavage-y shirt,” laughs Brandenburg, “because that’s all that guys are looking at.” MEET YOUR MATCH Paper Bag Speed Dating, Wednesday, 7-10 p.m.; $25.
The Princeton Club and Penn Club’s Young Alumni Committees present Finding Love on Club Row.
The problem with sex in this city is that there’s just too many partners to choose from, so no one wants to settle down.
And the odds are definitely not in women’s favor, as there are about 150,000 more single ladies than fellas in the Big Apple.
“You go hang out with one girl, but the whole time you’re wondering if the other hot girl in the corner is watching you,” admits Ben Roth, 25, from Midwood.
“I’m not proud of it, but it happens.” Amber Soletti, who spent four years looking for love in the city, agrees.
City singles are so frustrated with the local meet market that offbeat speed-dating parties are actually starting to look pretty good.
Take Tauren Hagans, 40, from Kingsbridge, who had one skeevy suitor who she met online stand her up on what would have been their first date. “I started getting texts from his girlfriend telling me I was a homewrecker, and ‘BTW, he has herpes,’ ” gasps Hagans, who didn’t know he was half of a couple. But we all want to be loved, so you just keep on trying.” While Hagans admits she’s had the wool pulled over her eyes by potential suitors, she’s never put a bag over her head.
Every five minutes, you’ll meet a new partner to chat about your personal lives, goals and happiness before moving on to a new partner. If you sign up individually, you will be placed on a waiting list.