The men here were normal dudes: mostly over 30, and mostly in custody of faces I almost instantly forgot.Have you ever been at a party and realized, with a cold sweat and a shiver of dread, that you were the smartest one in the room?My voice was so hoarse it was one broken leg away from a glue factory, and my personality had a heavy case of whiskey d--k.By the time I got to the handsomest man in the room, I could tell we were both exhausted.As a reporter for LA Talk said, “ I walked through the venue without even noticing the tables of daters; events are so chic and low key you might just walk right by.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Much like a private club, not every dater is for us.We are the only organization to routinely screen daters we feel may not be a good fit for our clients.We say yes to a very few - limiting it to locales that are at once casually hip and comfortably relaxing.
“If I wanted to sail with the boys on this gay Noah’s Ark I had to maybe fib to myself a little.”“Are you a Top or Bottom? ”I was surprised to see that of the 30-ish men there, only three (myself included) were dressed up.
I know how that scenario usually ends: a rain coat, an axe and “Hip to be Square” by Huey Lewis And The News blasting from a stereo.
By the end of the night I had met about 16 different men, and I can tell you that the look of disappointment that flashed on their faces upon seeing me never got old.
Stretching my social muscles was a good exercise, and it’s fun trying to make strangers laugh.
Some of the men were veterans of speed-dating, and from the sound of it, they had not lost hope.
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