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The women at the back table of the Bottleneck bar on Granville Street are a cluster of long locks, funky accessories, a mix of tanned and fair, naturally athletic bodies and discreetly dabbed lip gloss.
The conversation about the impossibility of finding man-love in Lotus Land ricochets between raucous laughter and thoughtful reflection until the table goes silent and the subject finally sinks, like a stone thrown in an impossibly dark wishing well.“This is not a lighthearted issue,” says Jodi Derkson.
“There is a serious problem here.”PHOTOS: MORE SINGLES LOOKING FOR LOVEThis is Vancouver, the women explain, in conversational shorthand that speaks volumes about the city’s widely-perceived shortcomings for straight daters.
(Same-sex dating in Vancouver has its own set of opportunities and challenges that warrants a whole other article.)For many singles, the stepping stones to love’s distant shore are broken or missing — the appreciative or inviting smiles, casual conversations struck up on street corners, in bars, restaurants, grocery lineups and online dating offer only a small pool of confused and confusing possibilities.
If you’ve been dating via apps, you’ve almost certainly been swiping hard on Tinder. Happn matches appear in your timeline as you pass them in real life—link up the minute you match or later.
He says muscles and wrinkles can sometimes be a reflection of general mood or personality. Bernd Dittrich, known as Bernie, was a quarterback for Simon Fraser University.
Sebastien Lessard, is a 37-year-old single guy living in Vancouver.
The app, called Bernie, uses artificial intelligence to select your dates for you by weeding out the winners and losers.
And the app is designed to work with multiple sites like Tinder and Plenty of Fish using facial recognition software that learns to match your criteria.