She provided the following account as a guide to others. Please enjoy An Introvert Went to a Speed Dating Event, by “Expert Singleton.” speed dating event.
But if I waited until I knew what I was doing, I’d never get anywhere (3), so I went for it. Booze makes me sleepy, and putting my head on the table for a mid-date nap would have been a Bad Idea. (4) This flummoxed them long enough for me to redirect the conversation to interests, and it was true, so I’m considering it a win. It’s difficult to recover from that kind of crushing dismay.
So be nice to each other and enjoy this guest post about a speed dating event from a fellow blog reader. Background: A frequent reader and commenter wrote me a letter about whether or not she should go to a speed dating event and listing pros and cons.
I answered the email with “Obviously you should go because it might be hilarious.” (Tag = OVERTHINKING IT).
I have recently attended my first speed dating event.
I have to say it was fun and about a million times better than sitting in front of my computer.