Bradford became interested in online dating after becoming single following the end of a five-year relationships.
Here are 17 things you need to know before you head out for that wicked-hot date in the Hub. If you're not in grad school, the person asking may pause, give a puzzled look, and contemplate their own crippling student debt before continuing the conversation. Basically, sports games are blackout dates for dating, UNLESS the game IS the date (which is pretty often if we’re honest).
Just resign yourself to talking about your education every time you go out. And if you know what’s good for you, you won’t go Downtown on Patriot’s Day, or cross the river during the Head of the Charles Regatta unless you’re partaking in the festivities.
“The brand of The League is really for these ambitious driven, young professionals that want to date other ambitious, driven young professionals,” explained Amanda Bradford, founder of The League.
Instead, young professionals looking for a suitable mate are flocking to apps like The League and syncing their Linked In profile in the hopes that their resumes will help seal the deal and find them someone special.
Let’s face it, Boston doesn’t exactly have a romantic reputation.
Unlike New York or Paris, we’re not known for our glittering parties, scenic strollable avenues, or adorable patisseries.
Our charm comes in the form of Nor’easters, questionable accents, and a veering-on-psychotic love of sports.
So if you want to find love in Boston (like Gronk erotica-level love), persistence and creativity are key.
Sure, there are awkward people everywhere, but in Boston, it seems like the lion’s share of the dating pool. Most Bostonian 20-somethings (and a fair number of 30-somethings) live with other people their age, so you better have that Spotify playlist on lock, and the dishes out of the sink by morning.