Dating sites for techies
There is an immaturity level that prevails — like they are trying to promote the idea that they are still in college. At work, their food is provided for them and they can, essentially, act like they are still in college.
A lot of guys, even in their twenties and early thirties, have roommates even though they are making well over 0,000 a year. They are into their career, and most are quite immature.
Most people in the tech industry are very laid-back and don't have a lot of time.
The mentality is, "Am I going to invest in this or do sort of a pre-date? They're the type that's always looking for a better option.
Most of the men went to Ivy League schools, are ambitious, and came out here because it's the mecca of the tech world. A lot of people in the Valley have started meeting people through salsa dancing — it's really big — and so much social awkwardness comes up. They act like, "Oh my goodness, there is a woman who I'm touching." They get super nervous.
There's a great mix of guys from all over world, and there are interesting types of people to meet. I don't think a lot of guys even interact with women on a consistent basis. It makes it difficult to date someone who doesn't even know how to act in a social context; it's just frustrating. He told me all these things that you wouldn't ever disclose on a first date.
They have waited and were starting companies and then they hit their forties and realized,"Now I'm ready to get married and have kids."These groups are the only two we get hit on by. Especially online, if a guy in his mid-thirties messages me, it's a rarity.
I went on a date with a 25-year-old who told me in the beginning, "You are the second person I've ever gone on a date with. It almost felt like an awkward high school setup; we met at this yogurt place.
And that's another thing — it's not really typical to go on formal dates. In other parts of the country, going to dinner is pretty standard; here, when a guy mentions dinner for a first date, it's like, wow — that is shocking!
My friends and I are done dating anyone not in their thirties, and we don't know where these guys are.
I've heard that San Francisco is known to be the number one city for gold diggers, but I haven't observed that at all.
Guys in Silicon Valley spend lot of time on their career and don't have time to devote to relationships.