Speed dating checklist
If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly, would you change anything about the way you are now living? What roles do love and affection play in your life? Alternate sharing something you consider a positive characteristic of your partner. If the guys see a group of five of you, they’re going to know they need to pick one of you and get intimidated! They were lined up four in a row on one side of the room and I was on the other side of the room. A little bit awkward, but no worse than I was expecting.Anyone who would come to “date” me would have just come from my four friends. All the men were nice and friendly, and seemed open to the whole concept. A piece of advice to future speed daters: Don’t tell the guys you’re there with your friends. So the first one who came up and said, “I’ve heard all about you already.And I would have instantly prescreened my answers to those to not give away anything too personal, too painful, to someone who I didn’t yet know I could trust with my secrets, my failings. I would have judged him, found him wanting, and walked away. What really happened was this – we had a few too many drinks and a spectacularly bad pizza that he thought was fine.
Because that’s one thing that wouldn’t have changed between the first dates and now – 10 years on, I probably will still think his answers are wrong. The questions have to be asked, in this order, by each person.
But then it opened up these questions: “So which one of them is the best fit for me?