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Throw in the French accent and the wry sense of humour, and Lessard just might be the total package.
The women at the back table of the Bottleneck bar on Granville Street are a cluster of long locks, funky accessories, a mix of tanned and fair, naturally athletic bodies and discreetly dabbed lip gloss.
I was dating every night.” Fox has an endearing, girl-next-door vibe: Zooey Deschanel with a healthy scoop of irreverent wench. “We are ghettoized, we don’t intermingle and the landscape isn’t conducive to community.”Sara Stocksand, 38 years old and single for a few years, isn’t afraid to say she wants the whole package, including marriage and children.
She also finds it easier to connect outside of Vancouver: she met her most recent love interest at a wedding in France.
I’m not even going to contact you because I’m too ordinary.”Lessard may see himself as ordinary, but he’s got a great dating resume: A stable career that allows him to work from home, a funky casual style, is open to having kids and if you have kids, that’s okay too.
Throw in the French accent and the wry sense of humour, and Lessard just might be the total package. “Some women here have a really unrealistic vision of what a man is supposed to be.
For the record, she says, “I don’t think Vancouver men suck.
The conversation about the impossibility of finding man-love in Lotus Land ricochets between raucous laughter and thoughtful reflection until the table goes silent and the subject finally sinks, like a stone thrown in an impossibly dark wishing well.“This is not a lighthearted issue,” says Jodi Derkson.
“There is a serious problem here.”PHOTOS: MORE SINGLES LOOKING FOR LOVEThis is Vancouver, the women explain, in conversational shorthand that speaks volumes about the city’s widely-perceived shortcomings for straight daters.
Derkson is petite, tanned, toned, with a bright smile: her nails are done, her hair is thick and full.
She looks like she’s got a personal groomer on call.
I don’t think it’s fair or accurate to blame the city.