“People feel differently walking into a place when they’re with sociable company,” she says.
“They have confidence right away, and that attracts interest.
“There are a lot of people from out of town who don’t know how to break into any of the social circles in Boston,” she explains.
“And on the other end, many are born and raised in the city and have had the same friends since high school, so we help them meet new people.” A sociology major at UMass Amherst, Baxter’s interest in providing dating advice began when she observed her friends’ body language and behavior with strangers.
“A Wing Woman starting a conversation with another woman doesn’t come across as being hit on, which may make her keep her guard up,” says Baxter.