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And she has a point about size: New York’s a larger city, the dating pool is bigger. Based on anecdotal data from friends and sitcoms, dating is terrible . Plus, dating in Philadelphia has its own pleasures: Fantastic bars with cheap cocktails and awesome BYOBs.Perhaps in five years, I’ll want to move to New York (or Mexico City) to look for love. The most popular dates in Philadelphia, according to How About We.com, include silly exploits: bowling, tennis, quizzo, pay-what-you-wish days at the Art Museum. ) Since the dating pool is smaller, you to be on your toes: Be especially nice to the dates you don’t like, since you’re likely to run into them at the bar again.But people in Philadelphia don’t really get hitched that much earlier. And going out in Philadelphia has one beautiful caveat every time: If you play your cards right, there’s a chance you’ll wake up next to someone wearing a Mike Vick jersey.A 2010 study set the average marriage age in Philadelphia at 27.9 and New York at 28.3—hardly a huge gap. (My favorite line has to be the caption on a photo of 40-year-old Daniel Rochkin, one of the brave interviewees to have sworn off excessively attractive romantic interests: "Dan Rochkind used to date swimsuit models," it reads, "but he’s happier now that he’s engaged to a merely beautiful woman, Carly Spindel.")The reason for Rochkind's new dating style is apparently that hot women are very, very, very, very boring."Beautiful women who get a fair amount of attention get full of themselves," he said.There are plenty of people in their late 20s and early 30s here. With modern communication and the plethora of dating apps available these days, words like "I'll love you until the end of time," "Let's travel to the ends of the earth," and "Marry me in Las Vegas" are a lot easier to say right from the beginning of a relationship.
Otherwise, you'll be left with only the crying/laughing emoji to console you.
"Eventually, I was dreading getting dinner with them because they couldn’t carry a conversation." Since the article neglected to mention what the women Rochkind dated thought of him, I asked Bryce Gruber, the editor of a website called The Luxury Spot, who dated Rochkind in 2010.
"He was generally a nice guy, but a little too surface for me," she tells me.
Restaurants are busy on Valentine’s Day, but many couples early in their relationship avoid them.
In recent years, somewhere between endless Tinder swipes and countless Ok Cupid matches, the dinner date has fallen by the wayside.