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It's like the joke where three guys go to the hotel where the TV is broken. Each one is funnier than the one before.
The humor would have been if the last guy sat down with a MAGA hat and actually was a decent human being. Or maybe she was weird to him. But SNL can't rock the boat anymore.
He needs a neckbeard, a waistline to the mezzanine level, couple of fishing selfies, and a monologue about bitcoin. Idk, I did pretty well out there before settling back down with a keeper. My only issue was not doing yoga and not really enjoying hiking. Nah, dating in Portland is taking out a boring aging promiscuous woman who is dating five guys at once. She loves herself and has been told the world revolves around her.
She might have a kid or two and probably has spent time stripping online at one point. She is already planning her first divorce and remarriage, and has so much baggage concerning men that we get skits like this so that she can feel better about her own aging mediocrity and how awful all men are, unlike her.
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People who have a lot going on job shealth, hobbies, education, goals, etc. Sure, my friends and I aren't baking bread, but we've got jobs, kids, husbands, and a house to keep. Have you ever had an original thought, or is everything you say just garbage you saw on the incels sub?
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Cathedral park is quite a mess. My allergies go crazy, I'm literally dying and sweating in my jacket, and this guy wants to play 20 questions. He makes me walk 2 miles around the park for almost an hour. Back to the restaurant parking lot, miserable and red faced, he says "well.
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Shaking hands is for business or professional settings, not a date. It basically says that he's feeling no affection or attraction for her whatsoever. What if you just don't date? I've stopped even trying in Portland. If I strike up a conversation with someone on a dating site, 9 times out of 10, they live in Salem or another nearby town.
I've never dated someone who lives in Portland, and not for lack of trying.
Nowadays, I just don't put forth the effort. Don't forget it seems 7 of 10 girls seem to live in Vancouver.
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Was sort of seeing someone who lived in Salem for a while. It was perfect. About an hour bus ride, not an expensive trip, I was able to get out of Portland for the day and away from this atmosphere. I tried dating for a few months after I moved here.
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I found out that I'm not a fan of having to drive into town to pick guys up for dates because they don't have a car. Then I'm stuck with them if it's not working out because I don't want to be an ass and leave them stranded. I arrived here with no pets. Decided dating wasn't worth it, built a house and got 3 cats and a dog. If I'm going to be supporting freeloaders, at least they can be great at cuddles or be an amazing jogging partner.
So the guys weren't willing to meet you somewhere? I don't have a car, but I've never just expected someone, especially a date, to pick me up. I don't even bring that up, I just tell them that I will meet them somewhere at a certain time.
I was living in Lake Oswego at the time, and the guys I dated generally wanted to go places not in town. One wanted to go to a fancy theater in Vancouver after dinner, etc.
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That's pretty crummy. I just find it weird that people seem to expect that. Those types of things are why I don't enjoy dating. The expectations that I know nothing about.
Lol I didn't know either. Navigating through the new social "norms" just seems so exhausting. I prefer the company of my cat. All it takes to keep her happy is food and cuddles. Woah, what kind of cat is that grey one?
Looks like a little leopard! They are all pretty though. The silver and the brown cats are indeed leopards. I would never pick up a date unless it is months in. I don't blame you for going the pet route if you kept running into that.
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Me too. It just seems so pointless, and now I've been alone for so long that any person putting demands on my time seems like a stifling intrusion. My theory is that the larger pool of more desirable people pretty, handsome, whatever throw off people's gauge on the actual average. You obviously take notice of good looking people and not pay much attention to average people.
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You're in a larger city and naturally you'll see a lot of people and remember the good looking ones. This will skew your perception thinking a person that's a "6 or 7" must be a "5" because you noticed quite a few of them.
Confirmation bias of sorts maybe? That does make sense. Not gonna say that I'm not into attraction, but I would really not mind finding a less attractive person with a kick-ass personality. I tend to gravitate towards the more "average" looking person, one because I don't think I'm that great looking myself, and two, because my standards aren't sky high personality matters more than having a trophy, to me.
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Of the people I've met in Portland, especially the dating pool, I've found maybe 3 people who made me think "Wow. You are someone I would enjoy talking to for hours. The town is a bandwagon town.
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I like my interests and hobbies, and have for years. If I find out something else I enjoy, cool. But I'm not gonna bounce around from thing to thing just because everyone else is doing it. No idea about Katie, I think they mean women change names from something boring to something like Danaerys. Makes me glad I haven't been single in years. The dating pool here is absolutely atrocious. It becomes evident that a lot of people that live here are sleep walking through life with no real goals or nothing to look forward to.
Then when you don't want to date someone who doesn't want to work more an 20 hours a week, or who wants you to subsidize their life you're considered shallow and superficial. I think one of my friends went to law school just to enter a new dating pool because she was frustrated with the options she was finding here.
Blows going into stem because the vast majority of your classmates end up being men. So the obvious choice is to use Tinder to find someone, surprise surprise the vast majority of people on tinder are working low wage service jobs. Meaning most are already making less than half what I make with my associates, resulting in an unbalanced relationship. Don't worry about swooping them us up quickly.
There are always more. Can confirm: SO is from Texas and is the sweetest, most awesome guy. Super polite and considerate. Last boyfriend was a native Portlander. Pretentious, self-important little jerk.