“I sing Bob Dylan in the shower and Robyn in the car” or “I lived in a houseboat for three months…until it sank. I just moved to dry land.)” or even a quote from your favorite TV show (Tom Haverford from Parks and Recreation is a personal favorite: “When life gives you lemons, you sell some of your grandma’s jewelry and go clubbing”) says something about you and helps spark conversation. Bad dates are good stories (that happen to help you learn something about yourself), and remember: it only takes one good date…
And don’t forget to use photos that show you mid-activity — running, painting, wine tasting, skydiving — they help spark meaningful convos as well.
I can't promise that you'll suddenly start loving online dating on the mean streets of the Big Apple or fall in love instantly or whatever, but here are a few dating app options worth trying in New York City.
Add it to your app lineup, but don’t expect unicorns.
Of course, I finally stop lying to myself and acknowledge the guy is a complete fucking douchebag through whom I'm seeking approval (ladies, I know some of you hear me). You get to experience a fleeting sense of validation that you’ve been accepted into a virtual cool-kids club and someone thinks you’re good enough.