5. If it's not on Gcal, it's not a date
Outside of Silicon Valley, Boston is one of the biggest tech cities in the country, so everybody has 9,000 different apps to manage their social lives. If you don’t actually watch your date entering info into their smart phone, don’t expect them to remember it.
6. We probably met you through a device anyway
Almost everybody is on OkCupid, Tinder, and/or Grindr. Observing OkCupid dates in the wild is practically a Cambridge-side spectator sport. Head to Kendall Square for the best seats.
7. Everybody’s kind of awkward
Sure, there are awkward people everywhere, but in Boston, it seems like the lion’s share of the dating pool. Accept the inevitability of dating people who spend more time with their MacBooks than their fellow humans, send unsolicited and inaccurate erotic fiction via text message after your first outing together, break out a backgammon board in the middle of a bar but refuse to teach you how to play, or demonstrate how many push-ups they can do (approximately five) in the middle of a crowded Chipotle, while confused onlookers hesitantly order burritos. Not that any of these things have ever happened to me.