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Tim Greenway/Staff Photographer Among the young and single, Portland’s dating scene has gotten an unfortunate reputation.“I’ve been told many times since I moved here that it’s hard to be single here,” said Devin Green, an unattached 31-year-old woman who has been living in the city for about a year.“There’s lots of awesome people in Portland, beautiful women and people who are engaged and excited about life.” FOR ONE SINGLE, MOVING NO HELP Emily Straubel, 30, had to learn that the hard way.

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Cleary said it’s a common problem in Portland, where it seems there’s never more than two degrees of separation between you and a suitor. “If I were single and met someone new, there’s going to be 10 people I know that are going to have something to say about that person.” Although Cleary sees that as a downside to dating here, Abbie Mc Gilvery likes the fact that getting insight into a potential new partner is only a phone call away – often to someone who has already dated that person.Stefan Apse, 33, who attended the event, said he appreciates the honest approach.“There are lots of people who are trying to meet people,” he said.I’d have to go on 20 dates to find one person that I really connected with,” said Straubel, who has since moved back to Portland, where she said she has something in common with every guy she dates.“They’re active, they’re artistic, they’re well read, they’re interesting,” she said.

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