What to talk about when speed dating
It’s the same thing I wore to work, which feels very Single Professional and therefore makes me proud.
The Girl in Charge greets me with a name tag and a slip of paper to write down everyone’s names.
“The quality of relationship-defining memories predicts relationship satisfaction, so really good, emotionally intense and meaningful early memories can fuel a lifetime of love,” Mc Sweeney says.
“So if you do go speed dating, make sure it's memorable! I find NY Minute Dating online and sign up for an event called “Single Professionals, 20s and 30s,” which sounds more promising than others on the list like “Halloween Singles Party” or “Cougars and Cubs.” It’s per event, which feels steep, but I take the plunge.
At this point I’ve really embraced the “I love to eat” persona, and Date Six and I are thrilled to discover that we both enjoy Puerto Rican food.
He says he can hear my Southern accent, which I find terribly offensive, but he assures me that he doesn’t think it’s a bad thing. He’s somewhat of a regular at singles events, and he’s apparently quite comfortable in this setting.
He asks me what my favorite Disney movie is, and the best thing I can think of is .One of them tells me she attended one of these events a year ago and met a guy she dated for a while. Date One is in a blue-and-white checked button-down and works in transportation.He looks like he’s probably in his early 30s, and he’s definitely nice enough, but I'm not super into him right off the bat. He gives me advice on the process, telling me it won’t do me any good to overthink it, the best thing to do is just let the conversation flow.When I tell her about the “I love to eat” debacle, she can’t stop laughing.What Dates One through Seven didn’t know about me — what I never bothered to tell them — is that I have a veritable army of food allergies, meaning I don’t exactly qualify as a typical foodie.