As Tennessee Williams once wrote, "When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone. And even though most of you cringe at the sound of hearing his name because it takes you back to a cornucopia of indelible memories of monotonous English literature, thesis papers, and vocabulary quizzes, Tennessee wrote some pretty remarkable words that often fall on deaf ears. But as usual this blog is not about Tennessee Williams himself, English literature, or my feeble attempt to indoctrinate a little bit of knowledge into your mind sorry not sorry, that would be the teacher in me , it is about the question that I get asked all the time day-in and day-out; is it lonely being a flight attendant and is it hard to balance a relationship with your job? If you're looking for a quick answer and don't want to read past this two-hundredth word and yes, that is the actual th word in this blog, and no I honestly did not plan it that way , you can stop reading here, the answer is yes. Yes it is lonely, and yes it is hard to balance all sorts of relationships; including family, friends, and even you guessed it, significant others.
Being a corporate flight attendant is like dating…in LA.
Why You Should Be Dating A Flight Attendant | HuffPost Life
Some call us the Facebook of aviation. Read more about us here Crewdating is the fastest growing dating site for pilots and flight attendants. You can meet crewmembers from airlines all over the world. I am so glad I came across Crewdating. Finally I have found someone that understands my busy lifestyle. Jeff, London I love to browse all the photos and chat. Patricia, Flight Attendant What a great idea, now I only have to look for men in uniform in one place.
The Real Reason Why It’s So Hard for Flight Attendants to Date
In , I met a flight attendant during her San Francisco vacation. Over the next year, I started learning the realities of falling for someone who traveled more often than I did, and what I could gain from a relationship with a flight attendant. That perk is not to be dismissed easily. These coveted passes are held close to the chest by many FAs, but they might make an exception for their significant other. The turnover among FAs is significant, no matter the airline: most either stay years and decide the next passenger who grabs them will get punched in the face.
I have been postponing this post. It is one that has the potential to be highly entertaining, as well as self-incriminating…. A few posts ago, I gave my advice on dating flight attendants. It was two-words in total was meant for the laughs, the Facebook likes, and the website clicks. It worked.