Woman sick of dating apps seeks love in a novel way... and it worked

She took to the streets holding up a cardboard sign which read: ‘looking for a husband’

Jake Meeus-Jones
Wednesday 13 September 2023 09:12 BST
<p>Karolina Getis hits the streets of New York City with a ‘looking for a husband’ sign. </p>

Karolina Getis hits the streets of New York City with a ‘looking for a husband’ sign.

A woman desperate to find ‘the one’ took to the streets holding up a cardboard sign which read ‘looking for a husband’.

Karolina Getis, 29, says she didn’t want to “waste time on dating apps” so decided to opt for an unconventional approach when she hit the streets of New York City, US.

After discussing dating apps with friends and how “difficult” she says it is to start relationships now, Karolina jokingly said that she would go out into the street with a sign.

Soon after she took to the streets on September 4, her sign garnered all sorts of attention from surprised onlookers - with one man smiling and waving, another taking a picture and a third dragged away by his partner.

Karolina says her efforts didn’t go to waste as she was swept off her feet by a man who she says she is now in contact with.

Karolina, an influencer and model, from New York City, US, said: “These things give me so much energy and people’s reactions are always positive - I love doing it.

“I do it to get out of my comfort zone - people were in shock on the street but always saying ‘go girl, find your husband’.

“The funniest thing is when I am doing it, I’m usually I’m holding the sign and I don’t see the reactions until my videographer shows me the reactions and they’re so funny.

“One guy at the end saw the sign and came and picked me up - I’m now in touch with him and we’re chatting with each other - we’ll see what happens in the future.

“At the moment we are just talking.”

Karolina Getis holds up a ‘need money for Chanel’ sign on the streets of NYC in one of her fun TikToks.

This isn’t the first time Karolina has taken to the streets of New York City with her trusty sign - recently holding one up saying she ‘needed money for Chanel’.

She said: “That was my favourite one.

“We went outside the Chanel store and this guy came up to me and was going to give me the money for it.

“Some people actually came and gave me money for it.

“If you ask correctly, everything will come to you and if you need something just make a sign.

“I’m using the money to save for Chanel and a Birkin bag.”

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