As a bonus, she says, her love life has become a spectator sport for her girlfriends.“When I go out with other moms, they want to hear about my dating life. ” WHO MAKES UP the ranks of the eligible in Arlington, Falls Church and Mc Lean?Being that those are three of my food groups, I can’t tell you how ready I was to leave.I mean, we can never share a slice of cheesecake or a bottle of wine?Single men and women also account for about 46 percent of those who are 40 to 59.
“He mentioned that he had recently given up caffeine, alcohol and sugar, among other things.“Arlington has become so young.” DONNELLY ISN' T the only one who feels like an outsider in a landscape she imagines as filled with Abercrombie-clad dudes and chicks, fluttering between bar crawls and the gym.She assumes that the majority of locals claiming “single” as their Facebook status are under 30. In fact, more than half of Arlington residents between the ages of 30 and 39 are unmarried, according to the county planning division.“All of a sudden I was single and all my friends were couples.
I took some time to rediscover things I hadn’t done in a long time, such as building up my professional and social ties. I was rudderless for a while, and didn’t like being home alone.” Like many who are single the second time around, Erik still prefers to meet women the old-fashioned way, in casual social settings.
Nevertheless, the numbers should be somewhat encouraging for the uncoupled, in that 55 percent of all Arlington adults are not married. “I’m happy enough with who I am, what I do and being active.