“When I got married a part of me was relieved, because it meant my days of playing the dating game were over.
But then it ends, and you’re thrust back into it.” She plays with the edges of her scorecard.
rabbi as a way for Jewish bachelors to meet potential mates, the practice has rapidly found favor with busy singles.
Deborah, who asked that her last name not be used, is a film director in her thirties who recently ended a six-year marriage.
Often people at this stage do short-term relationships with little future, and this is a kind of safety for them.
It’s also a form of self-sabotage, an instinctive check against proceeding down a path without having lain the necessary groundwork first.
We were each assigned a number and given a card with three columns printed on it.
In column 1, you wrote the number of the guy you're dating, in column 2 his name, and in column 3, what you ranked him on scale from "Maybe, let's have one more drink" to "Never in a million years" (no joke, it said that on the scale).
Also, this story involves complete strangers, and therefore, is unlikely to come back to haunt me.
As in, I conveniently forgot their names.)Rewind two weeks: I'm hanging out with some girlfriends and one of them mentions how she saw a groupon-like deal for speed dating.
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