So when I found myself back in LA after a long hiatus, it was a bit of a homecoming.
I looked forward to perpetually sunny climes, rollerblading on the boardwalk, and the general openness of the people.
No one knows exactly why this is, but it makes sense. whole countries like Russia) and smaller ones (e.g. According to the latest singles map from the 2006 US Census, New York has a 211,000 surplus of single women over single men, while LA has 89,000 more single men than women.Accordingly, dating in New York City is fun, while dating in Los Angeles sucks.The perceived abundance of friendly, fit women didn’t hurt either.However, the quality of my love life was worse than it had been in any other city.You ask where this person lives --“Silver Lake.” You live 20 miles away in Santa Monica -- and that’s not just any 20 miles. 20 miles is a perfectly reasonable distance to travel in the 5,000+ square miles of Los Angeles to get somewhere. It’s almost twice the length of Manhattan (13 miles) and enough distance to cross a couple of national borders in Europe.