On the appropriate night, you drive to a local venue, perhaps a coffee shop, pay the very reasonable fee (much cheaper than popcorn and a movie for two), and then tell the organizer your age range, which might be 20-29, 30-39, or 40 and up.Each age range is awarded a specific time block in the evening in which to mingle with the opposite sex.Of all the ways in which culturally brainwashed beta males are encouraged to meet with women who may deign to glance at them momentarily before opting for the dude with ripped jeans and gleaming pecs, speed dating must surely be among the worst.Any set-up where men are forced to sit meekly at desks while overly-entitled, overly carb-fed women clump up and down expecting to be entertained and making their dead-eyed acolytes jump accordingly doesn’t sound like my kind of deal.
I especially love that the whole thing is quick — get in, get out, get on with life.
Here are five tips for setting realistic expectations to make speed dating an enjoyable experience.1. Your main goal for the event should be to enjoy talking to new people.
In my experience, most people have something interesting to talk about.
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