report published by Dorothy Gambrell of Psychology Today who analyzed Craigslist data. Here's a state-by-state breakdown:
It’s a tale as old as time: Boy spots girl in (insert public venue), falls in love, and before he can muster the nerve to approach her, she fades into the crowd. Smitten, he posts a “Missed connections” ad on Craigslist and hopes to hear back. But how often do these star-crossed incidents occur and where are you likely to experience one yourself? Well, that depends on where you live, says a recent
Idaho: Single ladies, keep your heads up in the Potato State; there’s probably a dude checking you out. Idaho is deemed “the home of the heterosexual man” with 76 percent of missed connection ads posted from men to women.
New York: Perhaps it’s the uncomfortably close quarters, ever-changing eye candy, or that passengers are playing an eternal mental game of “Shag, Shun, or Marry” that makes the subway the most common place for a missed connection in the Big Apple.Read More »from Where to look for love: A map of the nation's hottest meat markets