Whatever the case may be, speed dating for older adults is more common and more useful than ever before; it has transformed into an art, where those who can master its style are most successful. Keep reading and we will catch you up to speed (no pun intended).

It is a formalized process in which the participants are broken up into pairs and rotate partners every 3-8 minutes (depending on the event).

Each pair sits down and gets to know one another, or “date”.

1) You are going to meet plenty of new people, so be prepared for anything.

At the risk of being boring, many dates will throw some pretty crazy questions at you.

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.

You won’t feel any pressure, and you certainly won’t be stuck with a bad date.

If you are not interested in a profile, no problem… If both you and your potential companion express interest in one another, then we will introduce you two! Other popular speed dating companies include Hurry Date and 8-Minute Dating.

If your date seems to be talking about him or herself for far too long, try to chime in with a relatable experience you have had or an interest you have in common.