It's like this guy's value went up when word got out that I had slept with him.That's when I knew I had to stop, because I got in a serious tiff with her about this guy who wasn't at all worth being jealous over." – Erin C., Los Angeles, CA"There are only five units on my floor, and Miles' was the one you see straight out of my peephole.Of course, this isn’t as much of a problem if you live in, say, a mega three-tower apartment complex versus a fourth floor walk-up, but then again, you never know whom you might get trapped in an elevator with.
Then, bam, you spot said neighbor staring at you from across the hall.Get to know him/her In general, it is a good idea to get to know a person a little bit before dating.This helps you plan a date better and engage in activities which would reduce the awkwardness of a first date. If you have only seen your attractive neighbour from far, find a bit more about him/her.You can ask others in your apartment building or in your neighbourhood about the person - like whether he/she is single, in school or has a job.A local coffee shop, deli or grocery store where your neighbour is a regular may be a few good places to pick up such useful nuggets of information.
New York City apartment buildings often feel like dorms, with young and unattached people filling up a good portion of the apartments.