Sometimes to find “the one” may take months or even years. No matter if you just broke up, divorced or have never been married, speed dating may be the best option to find a significant other. This is a great chance to meet many potential partners in one place, talk to them and decide whether to have a second date or not.
You may wonder now “What is speed dating?”
Speed dating is an organized event that takes place in different public places, such as cafes or bars and allows singles to have an opportunity to meet other single people. This event involves a short conversation with each available person, during which people discuss anything they want so that to know each other better. After a conversation is finished all the participants rank their interlocutors. When two singles have a mutual attraction and interest in each other, they can exchange telephone numbers and agree on a date.
A typical speed dating event requires preregistration to ensure an equal number of singles and an applicant should be of a certain age. There are speed dating events that attract specific group of people due to their religious or racial preferences or based on common interests. You are free to chose whatever group you like and attend speed dating event.
Why do people visit such events? There are a few main reasons. First of all it is so much fun to be around a plenty of nice singles who are ready to meet others, talk and have a good time. What is more it is easier to start a conversation as all the participants have the same goal: to find their significant other, their second half. There should be no awkward silence, usually all members of this or that event are very friendly and open to communicate.
Already want to try it out? Then learn a few easy tips that will definitely help you to enjoy speed dating.
Think about your outfit
In most cases the way we look determines whom we attract. That’s why it’s extremely important to spend time on thinking over what to wear. Chose something nice yet comfortable to be yourself.
Come with new ideas
Just imagine how many times each person repeats a story of his/her life during this or that speed dating event. Got it? Ask them something unusual, something that will wake them up and arise interest. Think about tricky questions that may be interesting for both of you, but don’t forget to stay tactful.
Forget about your imperfections
Don’t mention your problems, ex-relationships or debts. You have a few minutes to impress not to put a potential partner into tears. You won’t have second chance to start from the beginning. Stay positive and you will attract nice people.
Don’t forget to flirt
Remember what brought you there. Use your body language to say what words can’t say. All these planned questions lose their sense if you just ask them one by one without emotions. Don’t forget about eye contact, use it to show interest and involvement. People like to feel appreciated.
Ask for a date
Got the number? Call them without any hesitation, invite for a dinner or to the cinema. There is a great number of amazing places to go for your first date. You are free to chose what to do with your potential second half. You already have something in common and that important chemistry which moves the boundaries and makes you fly.
Not all dates turn into something great and long-lasting, probably you won’t meet again with your “date” but anyway it is all worth trying. Sometimes to find this perfect for you person you need to go through many other unsuccessful dates.
For those who are not that confident enough or have a lack of time to visit such events, there are speed dating sites. You will find those who are willing to communicate and find a date just like you. The difference is that everything takes place online, what can be much easier for many people.
Speed dating format allows you to share the best part of your personality and learn yourself better through communication with other people who want to find their love and relationships. Whether you are looking for a long-term relationship, a soul mate or a friend, speed dating has it all. What you need is to find this special person who meet all your preferences and has similar aims and interests.