This is one of the most competitive cities in the world, and your insane rent doesn't pay itself thanks to all the free time you have.
In my (albeit limited) experience, it seems like American women and English men often find romance, yet American men and English women make for unlikely couples.
I love our French men as long as I do not have to date them." "I don't have tons of experience with Americans, but the ones I have dated tend to be much more open about how they are feeling and what they want, which makes it easier to date. A certain degree of selfishness is essential for a well-working relationship and New Yorkers seem to have that built into their DNA." "As a general rule, Americans are not going to beat around the bush.
When they feel something, they will tell you -- whether it's that they like, want, or don't like or want something.
Even if you do land that one in a million, there're still 7.3 others out there who're just like them, and maybe even better.
It’s a trade up mentality that makes it super tough to actually enjoy what's in front of you.