Dating scene in portland
Just get out there: Strang recommends a two-pronged approach: * Get an online dating account.You won't necessarily meet your match online, but this gets you in the mindset of dating and meeting people. "Stop doing the happy hour and bar scene every Friday night that you've been doing for 10 years," Strang advises.
"And so, new to blogging, I sent him a note saying thanks," Strom remembers.
"Men are just really nonchalant and kind of loosey-goosey about plans, almost like they're not interested," Fuller says. '" And I'll say, 'Oh, you know, I suffer from PPMS: Portland Passive Male Syndrome.'" She laughs and tells the story of a date that didn't happen. "Portland is a great place for a man without a job, an apartment or life to find a hardworking woman who will give him 'three hots and a cot,' an allowance and a place for his band to practice," says Jennifer Lane, founder of Bar Fly Magazine.
She'd met a guy she liked, but he was "just way too flexible" -- yet just when Fuller decided he wasn't right for her, he stepped up and invited her on a picnic. "I'm from New York, where people are a lot more direct about whatever they're feeling.
"I think what makes it easy is the friendliness of the city.
As long as I'm friendly and open, I can go out anyplace and meet people in Portland, and hopefully get a date.