Dating is complicated for any generation, but millennials must contend with the double-edged sword of technology.
According to a Singles in America study from Match.com, 22 percent of millennials are more likely to feel that tech has made finding love harder.
My last official relationship ended a few weeks before Thanksgiving in 2013 (I just pulled up some old emails to confirm the date, and I’m definitely saving them for my memoir) and I’ve dated here and there in the years since without falling in love or meeting anyone who left a significant impact on my life.
In my head, I said, "Wouldn't it be fun if we all did that?
" Obviously, everyone agreed because we all bought them the very next day.
Bear in mind, if you have any people skills whatsoever, four minutes goes by really fast, so theoretically, there's not enough time for it to get awkward if you don't hit it off. It was fun, there were appetizers, and the hostesses were lovely (and all foreign model/actress types).
So, to be perfectly honest, I don't think I met my soul mate at speed-dating (I can feel the disappointment in all of your eyes), but I did come out of it with new friends and a renewed appreciation for people with superb conversational skills. In case you are interested in trying out this lark, here's the link: https:// great that you are curious about trying speed dating.