While men didn’t exactly say every woman in Miami is a superficial gold digger, they did say they found ladies here to be more standoffish and guarded than in other cities, which makes sense if women perceive men to approach them with, let’s say, different relationship goals.

That makes it harder for guys who want to forge a real connection.

It’s hard to afford a place of your own in Miami — according to Bloomberg, only 8% of rental units here are available to young professionals if they are spending only the recommended maximum of 30% of their income on housing. Latino parents are generally more welcoming to their adult children than gringo parents, so there’s less pressure on the financially strained to move out.

And while women don’t seem to expect to be treated by guys all the time, men feel the financial pressures of dating.

The Jewish people account for less than one percent of the world’s population.

So, it’s not always easy finding a date for dinner and a movie. The Network, the Under-40 Connection of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, can help you meet new people, and also link you to social opportunities for education, volunteering and leadership training.

bad for people to be that rude — in this small pool, many said they expect to run into former dates in a professional context later on.

“Who knows…He might be a good business contact” is something I heard from more than one woman (but interestingly, not from any men). When asked why they date, few people had clear goals such as “I want to get married and have kids within a few years” or “I’m just in it for sex! ” — aka FOMO — seems to be the reason most people date, particularly with the help of online dating.

On this page is a list of resources to help Jewish singles in Miami find friends, dates, events and more. If you’re between the ages of 22 and 39, The Network offers: To learn more about The Network, click here, email The [email protected] or call 786.866.8446.

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I’m an optimist, and a Miami lover, so I’d like to end with something that should give you some hope.

To get statistical again, Miami is adding jobs in the professional, financial, and business sectors at higher margins than the rest of the country, prompting an influx of new young professionals.

One guy, while defending his nearly lifelong Miamian status (he was born elsewhere but moved here as a baby and went to UM), said “Yeah, I never moved away, but I travel! ” No one seems willing to date someone who’s living at home or with abuelita.