A column entitled “Hey sisters, get real or you will die alone” published on April 11 in EJ Insight is the latest, most offensive iteration of this message.
(Yes, this is the one that offended my friend so much.
I don’t think what happened next needs any explanation. Unfortunately, we just couldn’t seem to hit it off in person — he asked if I wanted a nightcap at his place and I politely declined. Conversation flowed and before I knew it, I realised we had been talking for over two hours.
Yi Li is your typical half-Brit half-Chinese hybrid with a serious case of wanderlust.
We’re talking former classmates, colleagues and even family.
Once you get over the awkwardness of swiping past your 16 year old cousin, it’s pretty easy to suss out the potentials from the rest. The first (who I actually shared a mutual friend with) was a disaster.
Today’s Bagel, William, loves watching choreographed fight scenes over and over on You Tube. #cmbcouple #coffeemeetsbagel A photo posted by Coffee Meets Bagel (@coffeembagel) on Surprisingly, data also indicates that Hong Kong women are more forward than women in the United States.
That may be explained by the fact that Hong Kong has a dense population with a high female-to-male ratio.
The useful thing about Tinder is that it targets younger individuals who are always on the go so it only shows you a condensed version of what you’d usually see on other dating websites — their name, age, shared interests, mutual Facebook friends and a small tagline.
After downloading the app four weeks ago, I’ve had 46 matches and “chatted” with 21 of them.
She was furious after reading a recent column telling Hong Kong women to stop dreaming of finding their perfect Prince Charming and “get real.” “How dare this guy write that ‘the only reason why an average woman over the age of 30 is still not married is because nobody wants to marry her’? I glared at the beautiful 31-year-old media executive who is a rising star in her company—and, obviously, single. A recent report revealed that last year there were over 1 million women aged 15 or above who had never been married, versus 962,700 men who hadn’t tied the knot—so technically, at least, 37,300 women are destined to remain single, and this doesn’t even factor in whether any of the 962,700 men are gay.
“It’s Kong men who should get real and stop blaming us women.” Women have long been the victims in an ongoing battle of the sexes in Hong Kong over the past three decades.
“We both love photography so we spent 4 hours on a 2 hour trail.” This #cmbcouple is tying the knot later this year! #coffeemeetsbagel A photo posted by Coffee Meets Bagel (@coffeembagel) on Amy & Brian spent their last 4th of July in Tahoe on a hot air balloon ride and minigolfing.🎈⛳ Think you can beat that date? #cmbcouple #coffeemeetsbagel A photo posted by Coffee Meets Bagel (@coffeembagel) on Coffee Meets Bagel differentiates itself from other dating apps by advertising itself as a more serious alternative. #Bagelsof CMB #coffeemeetsbagel A photo posted by Coffee Meets Bagel (@coffeembagel) on “The day I received Peter as my Bagel, I was standing in an In-N-Out truck line at my company’s holiday party getting ready to show my girl friend my Bagel, and it turns out she knew EXACTLY who he was!