Originally from Seattle, Washington Mari moved to the District to pursue a career as an click here and writer. By day she works as a marketer, but her Instagram account has captured her dating and networking woes in crayon and perfectly placed puns. I can usually squeeze in only one date a week for that reason, which makes it pretty hard to maintain a relationship.
In DC, dating seems much more straight-to-the-point. First date: dating sites dc area dive bar drinks. Second date: nicer bar. Third date: nicer bar with some kind of food element.
I think other cities just tend to attract more creative, laid-back people, and therefore inspire more creative, laid-back dates. Going hiking on a date sounds torturous. And how are you supposed to dress?
Just none of it makes sense. Also, men have no idea how much money women spend on looking good for a date, so the least they could do is buy my Pinot Noir. City Guide. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Email. At 29, she considers herself a serial dater and self-proclaimed expert on what women want. Trending Stories.