I mean “it” as in the moment you’ve finally met someone in this godforsaken city who isn’t going to try to make you play some sort of sordid game. It could be subtle like they aren’t laughing much anymore, or a grand gesture, like disappearing without a trace.
Somehow, I’ve convinced myself that these answers are buried in the dirt beneath the pumpkins. You don’t know a damn thing about love.” That’s probably true. What I do know, however, is that being 22 is the best and worst time to learn about the nature of romance.
As my single thirty-something friend once avowed with an absent-minded flick of her wrist, “It just gets worse from here.” .
Because, frankly, no one has ever known how to date “properly.”[Is that even such a thing — to date properly? There’s nothing wrong with that, per say, but it’s not what I want.
This generation of New Yorkers is the first one that isn’t inherently expected to meet these societal norms so we’re all scrambling blindly to wash off the cliches of romance and pave the way for something new.
Which is why dating in New York is so difficult; because everyone is clueless. Dating anywhere is hard but for some reason in NYC, it often feels next to impossible.
We all sacrifice so much to live here, to thrive here, and we’re all spending every second trying to make it work.
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What a great way to unwind after a long work week..kick off a night on the town!
Living here is a relationship in itself — there are so many compromises to make and adventures to be had that fitting in another person just seems tedious.