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View detailed profile Advanced or search site with Search Forums Advanced. Al Joad. Long story short, I'm getting the hell out of South Florida and need a new spot. The KC area, particularly OP, is on my short list. I absolutely have to move by April 14th condo is selling so it's go-time as far as deciding where I'm going to land.
KC checks off most of my boxes--four seasons, decent of sunny days, not too congested, friendly people, low COL. Because I own a business and my clients are all remote, job market is a minimal concern though from my understanding it's pretty strong in KC. My other big concern, being a single straight male in my mids, is the dating market.
And that's where my concern meter is starting to date ideas for Huntsville AL. I've used POF extensively in South Florida and in my city, Nashville, and totally cleaned house in both towns.
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I'm talking within 24 hours of setting up a new profile having tons of options, women messaging me theirdates lined up for internet dating Fargo weekend, the whole deal. So far in KC after 48 hours on the site--nada. Messages go unanswered, the women who do respond give one or two word answers and seem totally disinterested, and NO ONE, save for one or two women with no profile pics never a goodis ing me first.
Hell, after two days less than a dozen women have even looked at my profile.
This is a total from my experiences online dating in South Florida and Nashville. It was like shooting fish in a barrel. And I'm using the same website so the comparison should be apples to apples. Is KC really that dating a chinese woman in Fort Collins for single guys?
Is there something I'm missing? Should this be a concern as I make my final decision on where to move?
Another place I'm considering is Memphis, which has much less to offer in general than KC but boasts like a four-to-one ratio of women seeking men for sex Cedar Rapids women to single men. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Mid 30's is not a prime age for single women in KC. In my experience the available women in KC are under 23 or over Many more people in their 30's are married here than on the coasts. When I was single, I went to Seattle and was shocked at the Hampshire IL romantic dates single women in my age group.
Your experience doesn't surprise me one iota. It goes for social interaction in general.
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And Ive lived in other cities so I notice the difference, like Weableau afro Henderson dating. Understand a majority majority They've got their friendship and family networks well established. They don't know what it's like to move to a new city, so they won't relate. They've never been without that network. It has to do somewhat with areas and their ideologies and the like. The Seattle dating at Maine age is very extremely liberal, and pretty much anything goes lifestyle-wise.
It's a bastion for that kind of thing.
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Dating can be difficult there as a chuck of the women are very independent and "don't need a man in my life. In Kansas City, it's more traditional in belief systems Santa Barbara CA i dating down more Bible-based. Women marry at a young age and have babies. I think Weaubleau's explanation above is pretty accurate having lived in both cities.
In fact, I was born in Seattle and raised in Edmonds, 15 miles north. I appreciate the responses. Your explanations make sense to a degree. I'm aware that few places aside from NYC, SF, LA and maybe a couple others can match Florida in the sheer of people who remain single into their 30s and beyond. That they have established social networks from living in KC their whole lives doesn't explain it either. After all, they decided to branch out and get on a dating site. And then there's the fact that I had plenty of success at age 30 in Nashville, another city with more traditional values than South Florida and where people tend to marry and have kids Santa Ana hookup spots younger.
Something is still missing and it doesn't make sense, but it's making me wary of having KC atop my list. If you are decent looking and have any game date Jersey City asian love dating do fine to great in KC. LOL at everyone is married at 23, that hasn't been my experience at all, even a little bit.
I was 28 and single when I moved to KC and met my now wife when I was I have year old single friends today that date and meet new people regularly. I'd lived in Phoenix, Houston and St Louis after college and think Phoenix would be the only clearly better singles scene.
Maybe Houston but that's just bc of sheer 's. I Green Bay piper dating know about POF, but if your age bracket is on Match you'll do well.
I was actually on match when I met my wife at a bar in Westport.
I also disagree about KC being a everyone grew up here type of a place. That's where the better concentrations of young singles will be. That's an absurd stat and I'd chinese speed dating Vallejo quite comfortable putting KC's nightlife and dating scene up against Memphis. Originally Posted by Jayhawker Jayhawker's post makes me feel a little better. I should get on Match to see if I have better luck there but I'm not going to pay for a dating site membership in a city where I don't yet japanese Las Vegas Nevada NV dating service since I can't actually meet or hook up with any of the women who might me.
But it's good to hear that guys my age and up to 10 years older are out there meeting and dating women without any problems. Just dating hervey Kentucky be clear, my comment about the ratio in Memphis was hyperbole.
Of course I don't actually believe that four single chicks are running around Memphis for every single dude. But single men are in short supply in date spot Arkansas town relative to the of single women looking, that is a fact.
I also agree that the Memphis nightlife, even with Beale Street's resurgence, does not hold up to KC's. Originally Posted by Al Joad. This is just me but if women from out santo Mission dating the area messaged me on a free dating app, I'd think it was a bot or a lonely dude or something.
I'd think women would be even more reluctant to talk to someone hundreds of miles away. Hard to say though.
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I'd heard POF was all single moms that didn't want to pay for Match but that was years ago when I was still looking. I get it now re: Memphis. I wonder why there are so many single women there. Seems odd.
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