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We aim to be a resource on all things speed dating to help you have the best experience at the up coming events you attend. If we can be of help in providing you with helpful tips and insights that lead to you meeting your ideal partner then we have done a good job!
Top 4 Tips For Speed Dating
To get our blog started, here are out top tips for successful speed dating.
Don’t be shy
It can be a nerve-wracking experience attending your first speed dating event. However, everyone is in the same boat and also want to make a good impression. Just relax, have fun and go with the flow.
Even though you will want to meet someone on your first visit, and you may very well do so. However, take the pressure off yourself and don’t expect to go home with a date straight away. Having this mind-set will help you to relax and enjoy the experience.
Be open to talking with others
At a speed dating event everyone wants to get to know the others in the room. Be open to sharing a little info about yourself and, of course, be open to learning about others too.
Think of your questions ahead of time
Before you attend the event, spend some time thinking about the questions that you would like to ask the people whom you will meet. If you already know what you are going to ask them then you will be more relaxed and not need to think on your feet as much.
Rather than just asking a person about their work, ask them what they like to do in their spare time, ask about their hobbies and aspirations for life. These kind of questions often tell you far more about a person than simply what they do for a living.
Get the number
If you like someone and you think that they are also interested in getting to know you better too, then don’t be shy to ask for their number. If they are a little reserved in giving their number out then you can suggest the two of you meet for coffee at another time and place where you can have more time to get to know one another. After all, the worst that can happen is that they say no. You’ve got nothing to lose!
For more speed dating tips, please see the video below.
There has also been a huge increase in seniors getting back into the dating scene over the last decade. However, many seniors can feel daunted to put themselves out there.
If you’re in this position then see our article on our top tips for senior dating.