"I'm a lawyer, and it's a job that takes up a lot of time," she says.
"I didn't know how I was going to meet someone, especially when with what little free time I had I wanted to spend it with my friends." Heeding advice from friends living in New York City, Allison turned to the Internet.
Then we had a weird/sad breakup that lasted about a year.
' I didn't know what to say to that, so I told him my friends were at the back of the bar, which they were.
I never went out with him again." For Allison, that night was the beginning of series of dating travails.
"There weren't a lot of people using the Internet to date back then," she says.
"I had to go to Kinko's and scan in a picture of myself for my profile." Soon after that, she was on a date.
Not even a year later, that thought has become a reality.
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