Pink paper dating
"People are craving, real connections and experiences. You can’t read charisma online.” Her advice for anyone looking to get the most of their experience is simple, but poignant, “Treat it like you’re meeting new people, not new potential mates.
Be open and friendly and curious and not focus on the end goal of it all.” And so I painted on my best, “I’m having fun!
While I didn’t know the rest of the people I’d be sharing an evening with, I could only gather that they had the same downtrodden feelings about this time of year that I did. I remembered standing in front of the Valentine's Day display at Target in early January nauseated, angry, but also hungry for heart-shaped Sour Patch kids.
In my jeans pocket, my Bumble was full of gross messages, my Hinge was devoid of anything promising, and my DMs were drier than Death Valley.
I want something worth rushing through an airport for, something you want to scream from the rooftops. The first person I speak to is an IT manager from Brooklyn with sweaty hands and a kind smile. Just as I was beginning to hear about the perils of managing a company’s computer network, the bell rings and we have to part ways. attend a Valentine’s Day-themed speed dating event.