Bay area dating scene

Dear single ladies (and gentlemen) of San Francisco, I hate to break it to you, but the San Francisco dating scene is tougher than trying to find a studio apartment in the city to rent for under

Dear single ladies (and gentlemen) of San Francisco, I hate to break it to you, but the San Francisco dating scene is tougher than trying to find a studio apartment in the city to rent for under $1,500 a month.

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Dear single ladies (and gentlemen) of San Francisco, I hate to break it to you, but the San Francisco dating scene is tougher than trying to find a studio apartment in the city to rent for under $1,500 a month.

Sure, you would think the odds are in a single woman's favor.

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Sure, you would think the odds are in a single woman's favor.

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With his arrival, it now tallied to three guys who I had dated — and slept with — in the Marina hot spot. My newly single sister told me she signed up for but promptly deleted Hinge because all of the guys were men she already knew and wasn’t interested in, men a friend had dated or men who were friends with her ex.

It got me wondering: are there no single straight men left in San Francisco? At a rooftop party at The Battery, I ran into an old friend who I hadn’t seen in over a year.

The guys in San Francisco, not ALL of them, but a LOT of them, don’t open doors, walk on the proper side of the sidewalk, or stand up when the woman gets up from the table.

But then again, why should they since the women in SF seemingly don’t care?

with every disappointment it’s a little more difficult to stay positive.

Instead of sorority houses, they’ll troll bars every weekend with that tired mentality when it comes to women. This is especially true considering the fact that San Francisco has a higher ratio of males to females, not to mention there are over 20,000 more single men than women in the Bay Area.Unfortunately, the plethora of single men in San Francisco doesn't mean finding a great guy to date will happen overnight, or even over the course of a year, for that matter. Men are also encountering the same problems while dating in SF. In my opinion, there seems to be an overall attitude and lifestyle in San Francisco that has made it almost impossible to date anyone in this city. We’ve had moments where we realize that guy we just met actually once dated so-and-so we know. Your chances of meeting people with zero to little mutual friends highly increases and that’s all you gotta do. They wear tank tops in January and brag about how much they can drink…stupid. just look for the obnoxious guys in full on bro-packs flooding the sidewalks outside of bars, super loud and complaining about cover charges. But if he doesn’t, we can’t knock em for wanting to stay single so long as they don’t try to make us think otherwise when feelings are or could be invested. just venture outside of your usual friend circles, neighborhoods, and hangouts. Also annoying: We have a lot of “adult frat boys” who still haven’t shifted out of their immature college lifestyles. because to them, something new and shiny around the corner seems more important than nurturing one true and beautiful connection… I think the number of REALLY great men FAR outnumber the idiots here in San Francisco. What we gotta do, is stop giving attention to the dum-dums. just hoping we are wrong and When really, we need to trust that instinct.