While I fully support the decision many New Yorkers are making to go solo in love and lodging, for those of us who have four roommates, two cats, a couple stray dogs and a constant rotation of couch surfers and still feel lonely, finding a partner is both fiscally and emotionally responsible. That is, finding someone I actually like to split the rent on a sweet one bedroom and get laid regularly. Of course, I still hope my love story will start by brushing fingertips as we reach for the same gnarly heirloom tomato at the greenmarket.But given that I don’t live in an HBO dramedy version of Brooklyn, and taking into consideration that about 75% of my time is spent online, it seems only logical to look online for my future co-tenant in life, love and the pursuit of an adult living situation.Ok C lets you sort and filter matches based on location, match %, and other specifics including diet (meat? So if you send a note to someone and never hear back, you can’t just assume they never got your message.
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