It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering.
The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street all day, and now they’re out looking for hookups.
You could talk to two or three girls at a bar and pick the best one, or you can swipe a couple hundred people a day—the sample size is so much larger. Crew; senior at Parsons; junior at Pace; works in finance …A suggestion to consider would be to simply ignore texts that present nonchalant plans and proposals of non-dates, and suggest that he come up with an actual date idea.It doesn't matter if he figures out where he's going wrong or not; the point is that you're still making a difference by not participating or enabling, and by having a backbone.A man I recently met (let's call him Dick), who I shared a mutual attraction with, would of course send me text messages that read something like, “Hey, maybe we can meet up for a bit at some point this weekend?”It's the “maybe” and the “at some point” that gets to me. Let's use Dick's text message as an example: An underlying fear of coming across as too eager or being rejected is likely the cause behind this ambiguity.