Being Single in Providence

Last night was our Super Singles Party at Fete, our annual event in celebration of our Most Eligible Bachelors and Bachelorettes issue. We took the opportunity to survey unattached attendees on their …

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Last night was our Super Singles Party at Fete, our annual event in celebration of our Most Eligible Bachelors and Bachelorettes issue. We took the opportunity to survey unattached attendees on their experiences of being single in Providence. Here are the results. We've love to have your answers/feedback in the comment section below.

1. I have been single for…
45% One to six months.
35% A year or more.
10% Less than a month.
10% Six months to a year.

2. I am single because…
50% I’m too picky for my own good.
20% I’m not ready for a serious relationship.
15% I LOVE being single!
15% I have no idea. Being single sucks!

3. The best way to meet singles in Providence is…
40% Social events (parties, fundraisers, etc.).
40% It seems impossible here.
15% Going to bars (get em while they’re drunk)!
5% Online dating.

4. Sum up the PVD dating scene in one word…
50% Incestual
35% Mediocre
10% Non-existant
5% Ripe for the picking! (Oops, that was four.)

5. What is it like to be single in Providence?
“Both horrible and awesome.” “Too many guys, not enough girls.” “It’s what you make of it.” “It’s a great city to be in and there’s lots to do. I just wish I had someone to do it with.” “It’s better than being single in New Hampshire.”