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‘I’d tried speed dating numerous times before I met him, but most of the men were much older than the suggested demographic for the group.
‘Some were drunk, some had no idea that sweat pants weren’t a suitable outfit and others thought it was okay to bad-mouth the other women in the room.
‘After a few rounds, the host gently suggested that the mother leave the room, but by then the damage was already done.
‘It was incredibly weird, and I don’t think the poor girl got any matches.
‘The first was ‘if you’re wearing black underwear, step forward’.
‘This painful scenario continued for 10 minutes until the final question, which was if anyone had a tattoo.
‘Later, they both emerged looking very dishevelled.
The women were nice, but apparently they didn’t feel the same way about me.‘In 2012, my boyfriend and I were on a break, so I decided to go along to a speed dating night in Richmond.‘He started shouting in front of everyone and the room went silent. ‘Especially since he kept screaming, to the point where the organiser got up and asked us to ‘take it downstairs’.‘It was the late ’00s and vampires were big business back then, but still. ‘I immediately packed up to leave, pausing only to text my friends a drunk, brief message that said: “Got bit.Going home.” ‘This was my first and last foray into speed dating.’ ‘I’ve only been speed dating once but it was enough to cement my hatred for it. It was based around food, everyone sat in groups of six and had ten minutes to chat per course.