Speed dating ringwood
With video, there’s no way to BS.” Still, a first date via video comes with challenges.
The site’s greatest accomplishment might be making it socially acceptable to wear sweatpants on a date. “I just make sure my hair looks nice and I’m wearing a clean shirt.
“I had a couple of requirements for my mom friends,” says Frank.
“One was, I needed to be able to make a stupid joke without getting crickets [silence] in return. “And most of all, you need to be able to say what you’re thinking without the other person giving you a look that says you’ve just screwed up your child for life.” For the speed dating portion of the evening, about 60 moms sat across from each other at a table, making conversation for 4 minutes before a gong sounded, at which point women on one side had to move to the left to meet their next prospect.
Standing at 6 feet herself, the 25-year-old had long scoured the online dating scene for a man with above-average height and substance to match. “In my mind, I’d created my Prince Charming who was tall, perfect, well-built and went to Harvard,” admits the advertising and marketing executive, who declined to give her last name.
But after making the trek from her Upper West Side apartment to a West Village restaurant, reality sank in.