Her friend, Woman Number Six, quickly corroborates.“She is.
I've never met anyone more cougar-y.”“You know that the men are all going to be over 45, right? “We’re trying to reform her.”* * *On Monday nights, I’m a speed-dating host.
Throughout my short career as an 8minute Madame, I regularly received e-mails from singles over 40 wondering why there weren’t more events for our age group. But because soliciting the men to pay for the event in this manner would not be appropriate, I offered them a free coupon for the event.
Example: “Please plan an event that will enable me, a 56-year-old woman, to participate in the speed dating. I just turned 40 and after reading the age group for your event I was offended.” Over 40 myself, I empathized and promised these people—my people—that I would be the one to turn this ship around. Yes, typing it out makes it sound so much worse than it did in my head, but I wanted so much for this event to happen.
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The Divas Curing Teen Violence in New Orleans, Louisiana, played matchmaker and gave participants the chance to mingle for a good cause. The events were for local singles ages 25 and older, and were organized to raise money for the YOUTHanasia Foundation Inc, which creates prevention and intervention programs to cure teen violence among youth ages 13-18. There were some dating success stories as a result of the fundraiser. They were asked to return to future events to give updates.
That’s the reason why speed dating is such a prominent event this season.While it can be found in a simple google search of your local events, I feel that if you want to really have you and your friends enjoy it, you can host a private speed dating event yourself!These tips will help you organize one that is fun and full of possibilities, without so much hassle.I cover two venues in southeast England for one of the largest dating companies in the country.Speed-dating has become ironic; it’s actually one of the slowest forms of dating around.
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