Back in the naughties, when the idea was novel, speed dating events attracted large diverse crowds.
Up for a laugh, people embraced the novelty, and tried it.
But as the years have gone on, the popularity of speed dating has dwindled … Unfortunately, the reality of modern-day speed dating, is that whilst most of the events take place in bars, the general crowd, particularly the men, are not people who are comfortable in bars.
The very nature of speed dating means you have a captive audience.
I’m definitively a Tinder girl, and if I’m generally satisfied with my dating app, I do sometimes feel a twinge of uneasiness after swiping left on a man because he didn’t quite fit my type.
He says it’s been hard to move on after the death of his wife of over a half century, who died three years ago."And to try to overcome that loss is a difficult thing to do.” Playing cupid: Speed dating Kim Phillips manages the Portage Senior Center.She's heard similar stories from older adults as they seek to re-enter the dating world.Speed dating is the hot new alternative on the dating scene, compared to barhopping and online dating.In the present world of speed and frenzy, speed dating is the instant dating solution for today’s youngsters.
Speed dating is still very much alive in Japan with dozens of events happening every week.