Internet vs speed dating

Perhaps if I keep doing speed dating, I can quit my aerobics class. *Names and identifying information have been changed to protect privacy and security.

Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process whose purpose is to encourage eligible singles to meet large numbers of new potential partners in a very short period of time.

On the other hand, the random matching precludes the various cues, such as eye contact, that people use in bars to preselect each other before chatting them up.

According to the New York Times, participants in speed dating experience an average of 2 in 10 or 3 in 10 matches.

Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events.

He stated that he didn’t want any meshugeners (muh-SHOOG-in-ers), which in Yiddish means crazies.Online dating has become an integral part of my life.Every day I receive several emails, “winks,” “yeses” and “likes” from men as close as my new hometown in Florida and as far away as the Czecho Republic and Greenland.Feeling rebellious, I wrote him, “How do you define meshugener ?” He replied, “You’re Jewish, you should know, and you are too old.” I’m 57.

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