They make up the fabric of this city and we love them.
But the rise of Amazon and the Google and Facebook outposts and the startup ...
more Transplants Both native and transplanted Seattleites deserve love and hookups, but sometimes we face a culture clash.
Transplants will never know what it's like to be a chronically depressed Mariners fan, and Washingtonians don't understand why some people feel the need to wear a tie to work.
You may have been here for five years, but don't out-Northwest me. Also, transplants may only be here for a few rungs on their ladder to success.
Can someone seeking a long-term relationship count on them if they have no ties here?
more Nobody hits on anyone The passive-aggressive "Seattle Freeze" applies to dating, as well. Nobody hits on you unless they're drunk beyond belief, nor can they initiate non-awkward casual conversation. more Women are standoffish We also hear that men are disheartened when they try to talk to a Seattle woman and they automatically raise their guards. Sometimes we've been harassed too many times to give you a chance.
more Nobody wants to travel And what if you live outside the Seattle metro area?They make up the fabric of this city and we love them. But, at the risk of painting brogrammers with too broad a brush, they can be excessively work-driven, entitled, listless in their dating approach and not very well socialized.