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Us two random, romantic wanderers never would have met if it weren’t for Tinder … (Solo travelers, On my last day in Paris, an un-tucked, overworked French entrepreneur named Pierre sailed into my hotel lobby via Tinder.He was handsome and cool, and I didn’t at all regret opening the bottle of blanc de blanc that I’d been dragging around the world.Things didn’t pan out in London, where I had to swipe 70 times before finding anyone worth the hangover.And I won’t even tell you about Puglia, where 300 guys named Marco shared pictures of their mammas and their privates I am not exaggerating when I say I matched with (almost) every single guy I swiped.
We went on a couple of dates to neighborhood bars; one night, I asked him back to my apartment, at that point still unaware of his marital status. ” he asked a little later, during that hazy state of partial undress. I dated a French-Canadian boat captain, a Dutchman working in La Défense, a Norwegian dad who stayed in Paris to be near his daughter. I had friends, American and otherwise, with French partners, and those partners seemed, true to form, attentive, chivalrous, gallant — as well intellectually inquisitive and kind. He was French, but he pronounced his name David, the American way, with a long A in the first syllable.
On weekends, he went to his family’s house in the countryside two hours outside of Paris, where he participated in stag hunts on horseback, led onward into the hunt by buglers.
He sent me pictures from dinner with his longtime friends, three men his age smiling in front of a camera over plates of raclette.
He was very good at sex, an act that was nearly always precipitated by the presentation of a small box of pastries, usually eclairs.
This was exactly what I had wanted, except that I felt terribly alone.
These group dates are often quite casual and help take the pressure off a first date. Put this into practice by slowing removing outwear like gloves or a scarf to build anticipation on a date or wearing one high-quality statement item.