I don’t think it’s fair or accurate to blame the city.If someone turns you down, just don’t take it personally.
Throw in the French accent and the wry sense of humour, and Lessard just might be the total package. “Some women here have a really unrealistic vision of what a man is supposed to be.
They don’t accept that men are what they are; the women have been burned a couple of times, they’ve read all the articles, they have a checklist: uh oh, he didn’t shave for three days. They believe their own conclusions about what a good guy is and what non-relationship material is; some weird criteria.”Kevin Quinlan, whose job as director of policy and communication for Mayor Gregor Robertson keeps him on call, even when he’s on a date, says he doesn’t buy into the idea that Vancouver is the problem.“Vancouver is an incredibly diverse place.
Generalizations obscure the fact that there are so many people with different interests.
Maybe the chemistry will be there in person.”For all her efforts online, there has been a zero compatibility outcome. Most of the guys wanted her photo before going further. ” (“Yes” was the only answer that could be read between the lines), the question has hung over Vancouver’s dating scene like a pall.
For a lark one night, she posted a personal ad on Craigslist. Once they saw it, their pictures started coming in. Even before the article ran, women were, well, bitching.
The conversation about the impossibility of finding man-love in Lotus Land ricochets between raucous laughter and thoughtful reflection until the table goes silent and the subject finally sinks, like a stone thrown in an impossibly dark wishing well.“This is not a lighthearted issue,” says Jodi Derkson.