With the proliferation of dating apps and websites, today’s singles are increasingly turning to screens for hookups, dates and long-term love.One swipe can hand you an instant ego boost or the promise of a future meet-up with a cute stranger, but navigating a world of nude texts, fake profiles and “Netflix and chill” can also feel exhausting, demoralizing and never-ending.Two weeks ago, my friend, let’s call her Christine, and I decided to do something we had never done before: Speed dating.
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Executive director Bruce Metcalf said the temporary closure was an attempt to be a "good neighbour" after receiving complaints from members of the Central Presbyterian Church, which is opposite the shelter. "I think people simply got tired to having it close by them and were anxious for us to find a new location." "It’s true that anywhere, in any city, people aren’t interested in having homeless services next to them." For 10 days, hundreds of homeless people were left to look elsewhere for a meal.
The service had provided meals three times a day since 1998.
I, for one, don’t date much, so to be actively signing up for many quick dates in the same night was something I never imagined.
Speed dating was, therefore, a huge, risky adventure! Christine sent me a screen shot of an e-mail she received from e-Harmony.
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