Now, don't get me wrong — I'm not bitter — but I'm certainly waiting for chivalry to make a comeback. Taycia Chaplin, 24, works at an ad agency How do I meet people? I feel like that's the only way to meet people outside of my circle of friends.
For me, as a woman of colour, it does sometimes feel like I have a limited appeal.
It sounds ridiculous to say but I just assume I attract a certain type of man.
I typically meet women at bars but am always interested in chatting with strangers in coffee shops, parks, wherever.
I totally disagree that Toronto is a hard city to meet people in — meeting new people is the easiest thing in the world.
Megan Fraser, 33, makeup artist/comedian I signed up for Ok Cupid and Tinder because I guess that's the thing to do and a lot of my friends have had success, but all I get are really old guys and weirdos.
I don't really want to find someone online, but I stay on Ok Cupid because sometimes you need that ego boost of seeing the all the messages from guys and having them call you pretty.
I'm pretty forward but I would maybe not approach certain people because I assume they wouldn't be interested.
Ryan Blanchard, 24, works in public relations I feel like dating in Toronto isn't all that different from dating anywhere else.
One guy was a doctor who took me to a Leafs game — it was like a movie. Mikey Ehrenworth, 26, vice-president of operations at a sports marketing company I prefer meeting in real life to Tinder.
Online dating just feels like another form of detachment and I don't need another reason to check my phone.
We asked 18 singles for their take on playing the dating game in Canada’s largest city.