Perhaps the most nerve-wracking and awkward of all first dates, blind dates, can also be exciting and filled with important lessons about dating and love. We asked some experienced blind daters for their key takeaways from when friends and family play matchmaker.
By Jennifer Harrington for CupidsPulse.com For singles, there are two words that can stir feelings of fear and excitement: blind date. Why such an intense reaction to these two little words? Simple: it’s because there is the fear of the unknown and the excitement of the potential of meeting that special someone.
My Singles Warehouse blog post (http://www.singleswarehouse.co.uk/2012/07/adding-her-as-a-facebook-friend/) about when to add your date to Facebook gathered quite a stir. A lot of comments, many of which I realized came from a difference in culture and many came from people simply not keeping up with the times.
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Most everyone looking for love has a check off list. You may be aware of yours, you may have even written it down. It looks something like… good looking, active, intelligent, confident, smart, good sense of humor, successful, likes the outdoors, likes to travel, and so on and so forth. And for those of you that think you don’t have a check off list, think again. You do. If it’s not in the forefront of your mind, it is most definitely back in your subconscious.