Fall in Love With Delaware’s 21 Most Eligible Singles – Delaware Today
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Who are Delaware’s best catches? Meet these date-worthy First Staters, as nominated by readers, who are ready for romance this year.
While some have dabbled in online dating during the COVID-19 pandemic, others say they’ve put their romantic life on hold for the moment. We talked to them about their likes and dislikes, and how they hope to meet their ideal partner amid our new normal.
John Drury, 35
Contractor, Dewey Beach
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Born and raised on a horse farm in Sussex County, John Drury grew up cultivating a love for animals and the outdoors. A contractor by trade, he’s been bartending during the pandemic while day work has been slow. When he’s not earning a living, he’s keen on living a life of excitement. “Playing rugby, hiking and kayaking are some my favorite hobbies,” says Drury, who would like to find a partner who shares his love of adventure. If there’s one silver lining that’s come from COVID-19, it’s forcing first dates outside. “I’ve taken women crabbing and clamming,” he says, “and would love to go kayaking on a date.” He’s also a family man who enjoys trail riding with his mom on weekends and playing with his young nieces and nephews. Dad to a rescue dog, Drury hopes to expand his