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"In fact, sometimes [the gender imbalance] makes it harder to find the good guys, because you have to weed through more of the bad ones."On the other end of the spectrum is a subset of club-going men who troll for hookups in bars and are "pushy," according to Kristen.
Casey, 23, hypothesized that the gender imbalance is to blame for this behavior: With fewer women around, competition increases, resulting in a higher-than-average proportion of hyper-determined, sexually frustrated men on the prowl."When I go out for the night, there's a pretty high chance that I'm going to get hit on, which is nice, but a lot of times guys can be overly persistent," Casey told But the main reason why Silicon Valley is far from a bachelorette's paradise has nothing to do with the gender ratio.
"The intent is usually to just have some fun."If nothing else, single women's struggles in San Jose prove that even when women are literally knee-deep in eligible bachelors, they still have the same dating difficulties — balancing work with play, fending off creeps and dealing with commitment-phobes — as other singles around the country.
Even if experts would have us believe otherwise, dating is not a numbers game.
The ladies that I met at the socials were drop dead gorgeous, friendly, and easy to talk to.