Speed dating stories
Successful online entrepreneur and speed dating maverick Anoush is the owner of My Cheeky Date. tended to be more about function rather than a fun night out, set in coffee shops and less-than-chic restaurants. We did away with name-tags, whistles, and over-the-top party trimmings while offering the hottest spots in town to meet others.
She has been bringing together singles searching for love for almost a decade. Now in 45 cities across the US and Canada - the fun hasn’t stopped!
I feel like there’s a very relatable gray area between “I want to meet someone” and “I don’t want to deal with all this extra nonsense.”Sadé: I consider myself perpetually single.
So, to be perfectly honest, I don't think I met my soul mate at speed-dating (I can feel the disappointment in all of your eyes), but I did come out of it with new friends and a renewed appreciation for people with superb conversational skills. In case you are interested in trying out this lark, here's the link: That’s great that you are curious about trying speed dating.
There was the conservative preacher’s son I caught in a lie; the sensitive budding filmmaker who was kind and sweet, but ultimately not long-term relationship material; the social activist f---boy — the list goes on. I completely relate to the gray area Adam mentioned.
I’ve tried the apps but, like Adam, have gotten mixed results. On one hand, I’d love the companionship or even a very consistent friend with benefits, but I’m also content in my singledom.
In the interest of giving all the left- and right-swiping a rest, we sent Adam Lukach, Red Eye reporter, and Sadé Carpenter, Red Eye deputy editor, on a speed dating mission. Dating background Adam: After a yearslong relationship recently ended, I have returned to dating in earnest for the first time since 2013. In just the last few years, the different digital avenues available for dating have changed dramatically, and every option comes with its own learning curve.
Plus, I’m not the bargoer at 28 that I was at 23, which diminishes a regular meeting spot.