Single searching dating site
While I found no mobile apps, there were three promising websites: After a few weeks of messaging locals and attempting to solicit dates in the Greater New York City area, I didn’t have much luck.In retrospect, the popularity of mobile apps most likely draws the use of eligible military bachelors, because unlike these sites, the interface is more friendly and the likelihood of meeting someone is much higher.It’s also worth noting that on all three sites, there was really no way to create a geographical limit.A couple days into my quest for love, I was getting messages from some people who lived five miles away, and others who lived in Germany and Japan.
Regardless of age though, none of them ever responded to my attempts to meet in person.
Those men who did reach out were often willing to share some fairly intimate personal details.
In talking to them, I learned that a majority of the guys using the sites are in their late 30s, have a few kids, and are looking for a wife to settle down with.
Still, I held out hope, and then I tried my luck in Norfolk, Virginia, while visiting my parents over Labor Day weekend.
Being the site of the world’s largest Navy base, I thought sheer numbers might result in an actual encounter.