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After mingling at the bar for a bit, we all sat down at a long table, where there was an empty chair next to each woman.The men sat down next to us and we'd chat for four minutes each, and then the guys would get up and move one seat down.As in, I conveniently forgot their names.)Aloud I said, "Wouldn't it be fun if we all did that?" Obviously, everyone agreed because we all bought them the very next day.I’m used to it, despite the societal pressure that comes with being unmarried and childless at 32.
For some reason, I never thought of how heteronormative traditional speed dating is: It’s all straight men going from table to table to meet straight women.
With such busy lifestyles, speed dating is a highly efficient way to meet the most amount of people in the shortest amount of time.
With us, you can combine elements of trying out the local hot spot with friends while you meet others just like you.
I vowed to go in with an open mind, and if I didn't come out of it with a date, I'd at least have a good story.
My girlfriends and I show up to Xino in Santa Monica, dressed up, and ready to make snap judgments about the eligibility of strange men.There was the conservative preacher’s son I caught in a lie; the sensitive budding filmmaker who was kind and sweet, but ultimately not long-term relationship material; the social activist f---boy — the list goes on. I completely relate to the gray area Adam mentioned.