Fort mcmurray singles dating

There are plenty of cute girls around, in toques and vintage furs—plenty of cute guys, too.

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“I came up here and got an awesome job, one I would have killed for back home,” she says.

But she eventually grew sick of the guy (and the online flirtations he continued to engage in with other women after she moved there), so they broke up.

There are lots of young families, and people who grew up there have the confidence you get being from somewhere everyone moves to. From my preliminary interviews, the men in Fort Mac sounded a bit like the women in Toronto: they put up with bullshit, they lower their standards, they bury themselves in work.

“The dating scene is horrible out here,” says Jamie, a 27-year-old from Newmarket, Ont., who has worked in the oil patch for six years. They want to know what you’re making, and if you’re not making enough, they’re cheating on you with some other guy who is.” “A phenomenon I see here that I don’t see anywhere else is the volume of guys eating nice dinners by themselves,” says Liz, a 26-year-old yoga instructor from Ottawa.

Cities are, after all, where the educated and ambitious tend to go to make their careers, and the educated and ambitious are increasingly female.

We account for 59.5 percent of university graduates in Canada, outnumbering men significantly in fields like the humanities, health, law and education.(In Toronto, it’s 39.) Katrina, 27, a dance-school administrator with long dreadlocks, says the selection of “gorgeous guys” threw her off at first.She’d been through the wringer with men in Vancouver, then met a commitment-minded guy in Fort Mac—but she’s not ready to settle down.Fort Mc Murray, which a friend and I once joked about as a destination for sex tourism.But does the fact that there are more men than women there actually mean I’ll find one who’s right for me? *** The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, which encompasses Fort Mac, has seen its population more than double from 2000 to 2012, for reasons that are—if we’re being honest here—distressing, considering the huge environmental and human health costs of extracting oil.By the time Lisa picks me up at the airport, she’s “totally over it” and ready for her first single girls’ night out in her adopted city.

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