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I moved to New York less than two years ago and have been trying to expand my circle as I build roots in the city.As a very extroverted person, I believe the more people around, the merrier (and richer) life is.Puka shell necklaces: But, like, you're not from Hawaii..you're not a surfer..Dressing like a member of Blink-182 and you're a smooth 38 years old.During the month that I used social dating apps to find new buddies, I sent countless unrequited salutations, offered up priceless New York City travel recommendations, and even gave my number to a guy who wanted to discuss first amendment rights. When I started, I believed that, with millions of people just searching for company online, I'd easily find my new bestie or at least someone down for a platonic hang.A friend finder app, after all, didn't seem too far away with Tinder for cats and other spin-off matching services debuting. Lyke Me, an app three Michigan State University students have designed to match people based on interests, is launching this fall.) On a personal level, I wanted more friends.



Telling me that you're looking to try new things and dating out of your race is one of them. Too many sneaker pics: Like, you could have fixed your teeth with all that money you spent on kicks.(Two more deal breakers for you, right there.) One of his favorite quotes is "Live each week like it's Shark Week": He is a former high school popular bro. Gym pics: Usually a mirror pic or selfie—either is a sign he's seeking validation and/or is an attention whore.Instagram handle: Please stop using dating apps and websites to whore out your social media and get more followers.So if that's an issue, we should probably just call it now."We did; he never responded.

And he wasn't the only one who ghosted me after the big reveal.

I'm not playing the is-that-your-baby-mom-or-sister game. Describing in great detail all the things you will not do: Dudes, chill. No one is trying to be your wife, and you not cleaning your house is , unsolicited personal info. Pictures of you with kids in developing countries: A fave of white dudes. Pictures of you lying across a tranqed-out tiger: I bet that tiger is just hoping those darts wear off so he can snack on you, thumb ring first.