It would be hard to make friends, or so I was told.To my surprise, however, I didn’t experience that infamous cold shoulder from my fellow Seattleites.We picked their brains for answers to some of dating's biggest FAQs — like "Why can't I meet anyone decent? Click through for the scoop on first-dates dos and don'ts, where to meet singles in Washington, and the best way to chat up that cutie across the bar. After writing her own perfect online profile and finding the love of her life on JDate, Erika Ettin turned her talent for writing dating profiles into a business. C.-based dating coach guides her clients through online dating, helping them post profiles and photos that result in real-life dates.
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Much like a Seattleite merging onto a freeway, our men’s apprehensive tendencies leave them incapable of finding either the open lane or the open bar stool.
Like a Seattleite’s driving, which is among the worst according to two years of Allstate claims data, Seattle men are unable to properly insert themselves, thanks to a “no, you go first” mindset, creating a plethora of blundering crash-and-burn scenarios.
Being born and raised in Alaska, I found such dating behavior foreign.
Sure, there are more men than women in the great 49th state.