Other publications include Bar Code: Your Personal Pocket Decoder to the Modern Dating Scene.The author enjoys combining her interests in decorating and gourmet cooking with her writing. If you’ve been online dating, it can seem intimidating to meet guys in the flesh. Just regular conversations in which there’s a real possibility of saying something embarrassing or having food in your teeth. But no matter how convenient and easy online dating is, sometimes you want to get out of the house and meet guys IRL.Sure, there are more men than women in the great 49th state.According to the most recent census data, 52 percent of Alaska’s population is male.Billie Thomas is the pseudonym of a Birmingham-based author.
I was invited to functions by acquaintances and included in happy hours and genuinely accepted into small circles of friends. I quickly learned that Seattle men are far different from any other I’ve encountered: shy, timid and seemingly incapable of striking up a conversation, let alone offering to buy a female a drink.From the happily married who want to reminisce about their swinging single days, to the devastatingly single who want to be married, to the involved but not committed, 'Bar Code' is destined to become your new best friend.Now both men and women can put a name to their pain with Bar Code, a sassy glossary of words, definitions, and etymologies that perfectly articulates the blissand the blundersof modern dating.Some people think that online dating can be just as dangerous.Be cautious and do not trust strangers, no matter what method of meeting people you use.