But I was on a mission — to go on as many speed dates through Uber Pool and Lyft Line as I could manage in an evening.
I’ve been single since I became a reporter seven years ago, mostly the result of putting in too many hours of work to properly date.
Caleb Bacon from the Man School podcast is an Ao C graduate and one of Jordan’s BFFs (yep, we just said “BFF”).
After hearing that people were looking for love on the carpooling versions of the ride-sharing apps, I decided I needed to try it myself.
To give the effort a boost, I found a bunch of get-to-know-you questions online, such as “What was the most terrifying moment of your life?
This tradition of creating a shidduch, or a match, called for Jewish singles to be kept in the dark about each other until the time for matchmaking came.
Today, modern speed dating is still rooted in shidduch, but with formal dating services replacing the role of the Rabbi and his wife as matchmakers.
On Saturday, the dating site Luv Byrd — which we are relieved to report is designed to connect outdoor-sports enthusiasts, not birds with the humans who love them — will host their second annual chairlift speed-dating event in Colorado.