In the four years I’ve been dating in New York City, I really thought I’d seen it all.Especially when the topic of dating horror stories circulates over happy hour, my friends always turn to me and say, “Tell the one about the guy who cried on your first date,” or “That time you had sex in public to save your relationship!The first speed-dating event took place at Peet’s Café in Beverly Hills in late 1998.Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events.Hundreds of niche events cater to popular turn-ons in appearance, career, interests, and background, so daters waste less time talking to incompatible people.Whether you’re looking for blonde women or well-endowed men, On Speed Dating satisfies many specific dating preferences with exclusive events for groups of 20 to 60 singles who are each other’s type.Guys, no need to worry about meeting a biggie-size chick "down-sizing" to an 8 like when you're dating on-line. " What's hilarious, is that the site tries to find logic in a stupid policy."We all have relationship ‘deal-breakers', and that does not make us shallow, we’re just single New Yorkers that know what we want and are attracted to," the site says.
Perhaps you are wondering how any decent human being could attend an event such as this, let alone admit to being the brainchild behind it.
” I’ve used the mantra “Let nothing surprise you and have no expectations” to lead my dating life in Manhattan — and thus far, it’s served me well.
Until I discovered that a “Skinny Mini” speed dating event actually exists.
Don’t worry, though – not all attendees were blatantly discriminated against; if you are a man hoping to attend “Skinny Minny” speed dating, there is a come one, come all policy – size 8 pant size or under not required.
You may be wondering how I could have anything else to discuss for the remainder of this article, because surely I gave away all the terribly misogynistic details up front.