I feel like there’s a very relatable gray area between “I want to meet someone” and “I don’t want to deal with all this extra nonsense.”Sadé: I consider myself perpetually single.
If one or more of the men I chose also chose me, then we’d have a match. I was surprised and happy to see a crowd of decent diversity, the time went much quicker in practice than in theory, and it was refreshing to chat with people whom I might otherwise not approach or contact. To avoid perceptions of being rude, and because I felt like everyone could see my Score Card, I limited my notes to people’s names and a dot (or not) next to it, depending whether I was interested.
I sat down and waited for all the men to make their way from table to table.
The organizer said the 5-7 minutes we’d have with each person would go by quickly, and she was right.
And I’m holy by my own.”Pre-event Sadé: I’ve always wanted to try speed dating, which seemed perfect for a Valentine’s Day story.
We found My Cheeky Date on Eventbrite, and I was intrigued by the description.