But things have changed a bit since Carrie and Samantha were NYC’s queen bees.
Mind The Gap caught up with two single British women who know their way around the modern New York dating scene, where most of the groundwork is now done online.
“I thought it was a bit creepy at first, and I never would have used dating sites back home,” she says. Abigail Claire, 26, who moved to Manhattan nearly five years ago, is a U. “There’s a guy who I dated for five or six months and I just moved to his neighborhood,” says Abigail.
“If I bumped into him on the street I’d say, ‘Let’s go for coffee.’ If I bumped into one of my ex-boyfriends in Britain, I don’t think I’d be as forthcoming.” But be warned single ladies in NYC: not everyone you’ll meet online is friend-worthy, let alone bed-worthy.
“They’re an easygoing crowd who aren’t necessarily desperate for a relationship.” But if you’re after something longer term?