Delhi girl for dating
He has, in the span of 15 minutes, ordered me a drink without asking what I want, asked if I’m “the type to run from the altar”, made puppy eyes at me while singing and now, after I’m done with my song, told me he wants his kids to be just like me.
So of course, I do what anyone with any kind of filter would do—I run.
Delhites have the unfortunate reputation of being a bit snobbish and uncongenial at times.
But once you break that tough exterior, you’ll realise that they are all heart.
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Increased workloads, running a house, marriage, kids, ageing parents—all of these mean that most people simply have less time and mindspace to explore new relationships.
Three, the organic dating pool shrinks, because most people you know are married or in some sort of committed relationship.
Another advantage: this is an extremely transient city, and far more young people live on their own, so meeting people casually, and in relative anonymity, is easier for someone like me, who’s not from here.And online dating was out of the question—going online to meet people is kind of ew, right? Cut to five years later in Mumbai, where I’m playing dumb charades, of all things, at a bar with around 15 men and women I’ve never met before. One, I moved here from Delhi, which meant I had to build a social life from scratch.It’s my third event with Floh, which organises activity-based mixers for single people in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru. Two, I did this when I was almost 30, an age when people typically don’t make new friends. ” “You know, my ex-bhabhi had PCOD, I’m so glad my brother left her.” “Arre, but why aren’t you drinking, what sort of aunty are you? ”Nope, not a joke or a really bad movie, but actual conversation—on a first date with someone I had met at a cultural event in Delhi. It was also my first attempt at going out with someone I had no connection to, no context for.Given how well it went, I decided to stick to my organic dating pool of, well, friends and their friends.