On a Saturday night, after another riveting week of walking around my living room and failed attempts at making cold brew, I turned off The Sopranos, put on a fresh pair of sweatpants, and got ready for a date. Actually, I got ready for 23 dates — all at the same time. That's right, folks: At the height of a global pandemic, I went Zoom speed dating and attended a virtual singles mixer. Although the phrase " Zoom singles mixer " may sound like it was written by the creators of Cards Against Humanity, many dating companies and matchmaking services have opted to move online since social distancing began.
I hosted a speed dating night and here’s what I learned
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A Step Below Tinder: I Tried Speed Dating And Will Never Do It Again
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This was originally published at BlogHer by Hilory Wagner. Reposted here with permission. My final events played out like the fitful struggles of any star-crossed relationship. The final event, though, was a two-month disaster in the making, and I blame myself. I want to be honest and therefore will not crash the event planned for year-olds.