So when ‘s Vanessa Richmond asked, “What the heck is wrong with men in this town? There’s a fair amount of Vancouver-bashing going on now that the Canucks have made it to their first Stanley Cup finals in 17 years.Most of the talk indicates the lukewarm attitudes the rest of Canada has towards “the most livable city in the world”.“The fact is, as cities go, many Canadians view Vancouver as effete, a metropolis made up of snotty, latte swilling, cargo-shorts wearing, too-cool-for-school yuppies for whom pleasure and real estate remain their only abiding concerns.” “We are yuppie, expensive and shallow. We’d be stupid not to be yuppie, expensive and shallow.
A classmate of mine who had moved here for work several years earlier told us how difficult it was to make friends here, and several of my friends have shared their own struggles in Vancouver’s social scene.
One friend recently mentioned that her husband has had a tough time making guy friends.