I stood outside for good five minutes trying to take deep breaths to compose myself. What if I am made fun of or stalked later by someone I don’t want to be with?My mind was running through all the possibilities of meeting strangers. All this last minute jitter made me really anxious.So I signed up and got myself 10 dates on/near Valentine’s Day!That should make up for all the years of lonely V-Days. She was bored of meeting people through dating apps so she decided to go for speed dating. Text: Tanvi Prakash Image: Asia Images Group I walked into the cafe constantly mulling in my mind what I was getting myself into. I was there to meet 10 men whom I hadn't met earlier or had any conversation with, initiate a conversation with all of them and see if I like any of them. Based on the conversation in those six minutes, everyone is supposed to rate each other. Each person would get six minutes with people from the opposite sex.Follow these six tips to maximize your chances of earning yourself a second date. Work, social gatherings and other responsibilities keep us busy so it's easy to neglect your love life when your mind is focused on other things.So, what do you do when you want to meet new people but you can't find the time to fit in your schedule? Everyone has their own idea on what speed dating is.
Research Your Options There are many companies out there that organize speed dating events and all of them operate differently.Cost: .00 Remaining Budget: 5.81 I had a “date” with my grandfather for Valentines this year, it was awesome and I wouldn’t change that for the world, but I have never actually had an actual Valentine’s Day Date before. The second reason was that I have never tried it and I want to experience a bit of everything this year!Well, this is the year of changing things, so I did exactly that. I have spent the majority of my late 20’s single, and speed dating is one of the only things left that I have yet to try. The third reason was that part of me hoped that I might make another friend or two with similar interests.This particular event was structured so the women moved from table to table, with the guys staying seated.You had 2 minutes to chat, and then moved on to the next table.