Okay, maybe when you’re together you’ll actually make eye contact and have real conversation, but there will be no phone calls or emails until months -- years! Instead, it’ll be more of a, “Hey, wanna grab a drink after work” type of thing and then you’ll Uber there separately and have to awkwardly find each other in the bar and depending on how it goes, maybe get food after a couple of drinks, and then Uber home separately, and yes he is 100% leaving you alone on the sidewalk if his Uber shows up first. ): a large majority of them are still paying for the first date. No one's getting picked up and dropped off at their house for the “date” and there isn't an implied commitment for dinner. How else are you supposed to ask someone if they want to get pizza and bang?
Oh, did you think you actually had a date tonight just because the person you asked out said “maybe?
” Welcome to SF where “maybe” means “no” and “yes” means “maybe” and the only way your date is ever going to actually happen is if you have a reservation at Lazy Bear and/or the person has no better offers. Definitely don’t get attached to anyone you date in San Francisco because no one who moves to San Francisco actually stays in San Francisco.
So unless you want to move back to Boston or up to Portland (which, hey, maybe you do), you’re probably going to be heart broken in one year.
On the flip side though, for every person who moves away, a new one moves here.
So you’ll probably meet someone new, like, immediately.