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But after making the trek from her Upper West Side apartment to a West Village restaurant, reality sank in.
“The second I saw John, I realized he was closer to 5-foot-10.
The site’s greatest accomplishment might be making it socially acceptable to wear sweatpants on a date. “I just make sure my hair looks nice and I’m wearing a clean shirt.
But what if lying about your looks wasn’t an option?
Messaging is useful either way but only live communication is able to break the wall between you and your potential girlfriend.
There is something charming in the way Russian women behave in front of the camera.
“It feels a little funny, at first, to be dating from your kitchen table,” admits Allyson, now a View N Me user.
“But after the first couple of minutes, you get over your initial fears and enjoy the simplicity of it.” Friedman and co-founder Lindsey Lachlan, both 29, launched View N Me after experiencing frustrating first dates.