Unattached dating

For those uninitiated in the embarrassing dating rituals of New York City, Grouper is one of a host of app-based dating startups.

Its "hook" (aka the pitch won over Y Combinator in 2012) is that instead of one-on-one dates, it sets up drinks between three men and three women who download the app.

We want more out of life than what has been previously allotted. We control our destinies, and this makes us slightly fearsome, but also thoroughly impressive.

The Millennial woman shouldn't be resented, gentlemen, but instead, needs to be embraced and accepted. We want to achieve substantial goals, not live vicariously through yours.

You must understand that you are just a simple human-being and it is not required of any human to change everything around him.

You must sideline yourself, once in a while, from issues that have less effect on your life.

In fact, this generation of women is the finest we have ever seen.

We've traded our recipe books for i Phones full of networking contacts; we’ve traded early motherhood for corporations.

We're more interested in our latest project than we are in cuddling.

Everything has to be on his terms as far as how close he comes to you.

Wanting to see you, be around you, hold you, know you, caress you, let you inside his heart and soul — it's all got to be on his clock, or he won't trust you and will even feel resentful.

I was surprised then when, a few days later, one of the potential suitors messaged me on Facebook.

After a few perfunctory messages, his true intentions became clear: he was trying to fund a Kickstarter campaign and, as I had mentioned that I worked for a business publication, he wanted me to cover it. As someone who writes for , I've come to terms with the fact that occasionally people I believe to be interested in a date actually just want me to write about their apps.

She wasn't, however, the sweet, eager-to-please pup that dog lovers cherish.

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