The city of Sydney is an international icon, and with this, presents a rock-and-a-hard-place for single men and women.
The shear size and diversity of Sydney means single people here are time poor.
I've officially lost all faith in single Sydney men.
I never thought those words would come out of my mouth. This is not to say there aren't any great men in this city — I'm sure there are plenty. I don't believe "The One" exists; I think there's easily more than one person for everybody.
A casual swipe to the left or right may have come to define the Australian dating scene, but for most of the world’s singles who are ready to mingle it is about much more.
According to data released to the BBC by App Annie, Tinder is not the world’s most popular dating application, despite its astronomical rise in popularity in Australia.
Instead of checking out a bunch of pictures and making a snap judgment, The Datevine is all about getting together in a fun environment and just simply seeing what happens. There's no pressure, no expectation, just some single people maybe or maybe not hanging out together.
The Datevine is hosting their first rooftop party in May, booking out the Forgotten Cask Rum and Cocktail Bar on top of the Cauliflower Hotel in Waterloo.
When I was bartending, a lovely lady gave me her number over the bar.
My manager, having seen the smooth exchange, turned to me a said, "I didn't think people met like that anymore!
Dating veteran Badoo, described as a cross between a dating site and a social network, was revealed as the most popular app in 21 countries, compared to Tinder’s 18.• How online dating can be a total waste of time • World’s harshest dating show wants Aussies • The new dating app for bacon lovers is here Badoo is in demand in many parts of Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia, despite being less popular amongst lovesick singles in Western countries.