Speed Dating Facts

Speed dating is the latest trend among young and middle age adults. But one thing is for sure that speed dating will not fizzle out because it gets results. This itself is the biggest popularity booster for speed dating and the fact you are thrown with nearly 10 to 20 singles in one night makes it all the more attractive because if you walk into a bar you will never get 20 singles in one night to start a conversation with. And speed dating has the advantage of letting you know that every participant is single and they are here to meet someone to start a relationship if possible.

Most people who use the services of speed dating are usually professionals who do have the time to go out and meet people because of hectic professional lives. This gives these professionals the time to find someone to start a relationship with and if that is not possible, they end up having a good time at the speed dating event.

Speed dating events are not very expensive and you would end up paying as much for each speed dating event as you would for a night out. Speeding dating, in addition, allows you to meet more 10 singles in one go and this means that you actually save money of 10 dates which otherwise you would have spent on future dates.

The other benefit of speed dating is that most speed dating services offer the next event free of charge if you are not able to find a date during the event. Some people might see this as a promotional gimmick but many think that the services are actually trying to help people find romance and this could not be further from the truth.

Escape the Friend Zone Tips

1- Break the “nice guy” or “sweet girl” stereotype. Most guys and girls who find themselves in the “friend zone” are usually susceptible to many of the characteristics of the “nice guy” or “sweet girl” stereotype. This means pretty much someone who wants to avoid making other people uncomfortable at any cost, but does so usually at their own expense by not communicating their own needs. Where you’re romantically attracted to someone, but you don’t want to “pressure” them into a relationship, or “ruin” the friendship by expressing your interest or making a move, you’ll end up holding back in a variety of ways. The trouble is, when you make other people’s feelings more important than your own (instead of finding that happy balance), you’re unconsciously communicating to people that your own feelings don’t matter. This may make it seem like you have low self-worth, which is the opposite of confidence.
2-Stop being needy. One of the reasons you might be interested in this person more than they’re into you is because you are giving off signals that you really want to be in a relationship! You might be coming off as a little desperate, which is quite the attraction killer. You might be rushing things emotionally. You might also be placing this person on a pedestal, because you’re so caught up in the idea of the relationship, that you’re quick to assume this person is “perfect”.
3-Think about the difference between a friendship and a romantic relationship. If you think a romantic relationship should just be a great friendship with physical intimacy thrown into the mix, then it’s understandable to look for common ground first, and wait for the physical attraction to kick in sooner or later. But not everyone sees relationships this way. Some people expect a “boyfriend” or “girlfriend” to play a particular role in their lives in order for physical attraction to emerge. The person who you want to be more than friends with probably makes a bigger distinction between “friend” and “romantic partner” than you do. Realize that many people (both male and female) expect to be courted in some way. And many psychological issues play out in the relationship arena that don’t ever arise in friendships. Some people, for example, look for a romantic partner who can play more of a parental role than a friend would.

4-Break the touch barrier. For many people, a big distinction between “friendship” and “relationship” is the way they touch. There are platonic ways to touch someone, and romantic ways, and the boundary is different for different people. But if you’re terrified of touching someone the wrong way, to the extent that you hesitate and never touch them first, your intentions may be good but your “touch paralysis” isn’t helping you at all in the romantic department. Take a few little “touch risks”. Reach for their hands, hair, shoulders, ankles, and back. Don’t just always wait for them to do it first. If they don’t like it, they’ll definitely let you know. But touching someone communicates to them that you find them attractive, and also that you’re reasonably confident. Both of these things can make someone feel more attracted to you