She had no problem identifying her date — Paul Gonzales. The plan was a romantic first date at a restaurant in Long Beach.“[He was] very complimentary, very chatty, seemed to have similar interests,” she said. But he excused it by saying he was a bodybuilder.” She said when she didn’t reciprocate his advances, he took off and left her holding the check.LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A second woman has come forward to tell the tale of a romantic date gone wrong when the man she met on social media dined, dashed and stiffed her with bill.KCAL9’s Andrea Fujii on Thursday talked to the woman who didn’t want to be identified. So why is it that you keep asking yourself, “Where they at? Dating is a headache to begin with, but if you understand the city you’re living in, it might make things a little clearer for you when you get in the game. It’s just an unspoken rule that if said love interest does not live within a 5 mile radius, this relationship is over.” No matter how hard you try you just can’t seem to connect with anyone in a meaningful long term sense. So let’s take a look at some of the essential dating truths about L. that, if you fully grasp, might make these treacherous waters just a tiny bit easier to navigate. Truth is: Long distance relationships are hard work, and that sometimes means having to say bye to that cutie from Santa Monica. I mean you can certainly count that cute guy/girl flirting with you as you inch across the 10, but once they meet their exit, it’s back to being alone. Just need to open to more random of meetings when you finally get out of your car. A., by now you should know at least ONE person who has hooked up with someone kind of sort of famous. With tons of awesome restaurants and bars to try, sometimes budgeting for dating can be hard.For the first two years, I just assumed I had suddenly gotten ugly and stupid.
Does it seem like everyone you know is in a relationship already, thereby decreasing your chances of meeting someone through your ‘couple’ friends?
Now after six years of being in this town, conducting dating seminars, answering thousands of readers’ letters and writing , I’m pretty sure that Los Angeles is a particularly tough city to be single in – perhaps the toughest in the US.
Here are one man’s observations on the challenges of socializing and dating in LA: 1.
The LA County DA’s Office says they have two pending petty-theft cases against him.
The women he dashed out on in May said she didn’t file a police report but now says she will. Fujii reports that since our story aired Wednesday evening, she also heard from another Burbank hair salon that said Gonzales skipped out on his bill.