First and foremost, speed dating eliminates pressure – pressure of giving out your phone number even when you don’t want to, pressure of avoiding awkward pauses in conversation, pressure of telling your life story to a stranger you just met.You won’t get stuck with the date that never speaks or the date that talks non-stop, because every date just lasts a few minutes.
Since then, speed dating has spread across the globe.
Most speed-dating events specify a certain cultural background, religion, or age group as a requirement to participate.
Of course, you don’t want to divulge too much personal information to a perfect stranger, but you can politely answer the questions and simply move onto the next topic.
When in doubt, smile and nod – fear not, a new date awaits you in just a few minutes! Hopefully, your date will not engage in political discussion or religious differences given the short amount of time, but as mentioned before, be prepared for anything.
If any disagreements arise, simply avoid them by politely changing the subject.