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You may have been here for five years, but don't out-Northwest me. Also, transplants may only be here for a few rungs on their ladder to success.
Can someone seeking a long-term relationship count on them if they have no ties here?
less So many men Reifman also wrote that according to the 2010 Census, there were 119 single men for every 100 single women in Seattle -- and in Bellevue, it was 144 men. more Big block of tech bros As the tech industry continues to funnel people into Seattle, it waters down the dating pool here.
It seemed as though there used to be more artists, weirdos and free spirits here, if that's you're thing.
This may be because we're too attached to our gadgets and steeped in our inner worlds. As writer Jeff Reifman wrote in 2015, "Straight flirting seems dead in Seattle."Did it ever thrive? more So many men Reifman also wrote that according to the 2010 Census, there were 119 single men for every 100 single women in Seattle -- and in Bellevue, it was 144 men.
But we're socially awkward here, too, and less genuinely open to talking to strangers. less Women are standoffish We also hear that men are disheartened when they try to talk to a Seattle woman and they automatically raise their guards. In 2012, Pay Scale indicated that 75 percent of Amazon's workers are men.
But the rise of Amazon and the Google and Facebook outposts and the startup ...
If people are separated by West Seattle/the rest of Seattle or Seattle and the Eastside, the idea of schlepping that far for someone we don't yet know that well makes us want to swipe left. less Traffic I once dated a guy who lived perhaps three miles from me as the crow flies, but because we were separated by the Mercer Corridor with no good transit options, it would take up to 45 minutes to reach his ...
more Nobody wants to travel And what if you live outside the Seattle metro area?
They make up the fabric of this city and we love them. But, at the risk of painting brogrammers with too broad a brush, they can be excessively work-driven, entitled, listless in their dating approach and not very well socialized.
But the rise of Amazon and the Google and Facebook outposts and the startup culture have brought in a different flavor of smart people: the brogrammers. Also they're part of the gentrification and transplant culture that natives fear are killing Seattle.