From that point, the ball’s in your court to turn your speed date encounter into a real courtship.
Yes, there are many couples in successful and long-lasting relationships who met at a speed dating event.
And after each conversation, you’ll circle “yes” or “no” on the piece of paper, indicating if you’re interested in seeing this person again in the future or not.
At the end of the event, which usually involves meeting eight to 12 possible matches, you’ll turn in this piece of paper to the program’s leaders, and if mutual interest is expressed by you and any of the people you met, you’ll receive an email the next day with their contact information.
Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event.