Then you told me you were moving here, so I told them all about you.
Basically, you already have a bunch of my friends ready to compete for your love.” That was my first clue had somehow stumbled into a tropical version of The Bachelorette. According to Trulia, a real estate statistics company, there are 1.27 single men for every single woman in Honolulu.
My friend Christina greeted me by draping a lei of fragrant tuberoses around my neck and exclaiming, “I was at this party last week, and there were so many hot single guys there, and I realized I don’t know any girls I could introduce them too.The last internet date I was supposed to go on in New York City never actually happened.I had been talking to this guy who seemed handsome, intelligent, and interesting.I went dancing with my friends at the bars on Waikiki and was surrounded by the most gorgeous men I had ever seen. I walk into a bar with my girlfriends and you see the heads turn as the men swivel around on their stools.” Honolulu can be a transitory place – it’s hard to buy property because of the high costs, and many people only stay a few years before they move on.
Once they found out I was new in town, they all wanted to teach me how to surf. My friend Natalya told me, “In Russia, it doesn’t matter how much makeup I put on, or how tight my dress is, now that I’m in my 30s no one will pay any attention to me. It seemed that the prospects in Hawaii could be fit and fun and thoughtful and staggeringly attractive, but only for the short-term.Guys in the military go on long deployments, or are transferred to other bases.