Hey hey now -- on behave of all us cleared feds, some of us desperately WANT to date outside of the insular paranoid mindset of the intelligence community.These jobs can be heavy and a night that has nothing to do with work can be perfect.Or, as stated, the "You'd be an awesome friend" response.As a man, I find my self in the same rut, so more of a role reversal.My best success has been with meeting people on OKC, as it's easy for people with hectic schedules to meet and chat with people online.I don't know what Tinder around here is like for women, but as a dude I've had maybe one date out of the several months I tried Tinder. I figured finding someone who was a bit on the liberal side was best and since I'm majoring in a social science (Sociology, hence the name), I lean more towards other social science/humanities/international relations people. That's why I was wondering if there was something I was doing wrong, as back in Ohio, it wasn't as rough.
The flip side of this is that it's that age bracket that skews the numbers, the idea that you can make a blanket statement about "DC is great for single straight men" comes from lumping everyone 21-50 into a demographic figure. I'm hoping that by going to a few meetups and group activities, I meet people who have also just moved here and plan to stay a bit. Yes when you break it down by age, education, and sexuality, though."The gap is even more extreme in certain places.
That means you're going to be in the same situation, like it or not. If you're looking for a long-term thing, I suggest dating people who are going to be here a while. I could have had a date with a different woman every night of the week if I had wanted to, and often with women who would have been "out of my league" ten years earlier.
The other problem is that most people don't stay here. This was all by virtue of my being employed with a decent income and being able to write in complete sentences in email. The other interesting thing about this area is the relatively high number of women who are in their 30s and 40s who have never been married at all.
Also, what do you mean by interest fading - is this your interest or your date's?
Oh, I should clarify that they do not want a second date. Some have been honest and told me that someone else caught their eye, and I respect that and wish them well! just straight silence after a first, second or third date.
Wait are these feelings you're getting in DC but didn't get from where you came from?