Alaska dating scene
Here, meeting people can feel more like a business deal. He’ll Tell You Everything About the Toxic-Waste Bill. According to some women who have lived in both places, Alaska men have different priorities than Washington men.
People seem to come to Washington to build résumés, not to find love. “They’re more genuine, earnest, real, down-to-earth,” says Libby Casey, a Washington journalist in her 30s who spent 10 years in Fairbanks.
“People are always asking me: Where do you go to meet men?
” *** Annie To me, the ratio of single men to women in Washington is a bummer.
One of us was recovering from an on-again, off-again relationship that had finally finished its death spiral; the other was nursing a broken heart and in the meantime had taken up with a thrice-divorced playboy nicknamed Gator.
The fishermen descend almost before we even make it through the door of the rattletrap bar.
Our married colleague Freddy, who was noshing on a container of leftovers, piped up. We were used to blue-suited guys who hunched over their phones and dragged around briefcases stuffed with legal documents — or the nuclear codes. (True, the District is a city and not a state, but come on.) No wonder Bloomberg put out a story last year headlined “Women’s dating odds slim in D.