Speed Dating for moms is a real thing popping up all over the country and women seem to be loving it. Suddenly I’d get 8th grade lunchroom flashbacks, grab my child mid-slide and zoom off in my car like I’m ridin’ dirty with the cops hot on my trail.
Robin Hieatt, a mom-of-two from Manor, Texas, says she started Moms Matched a few months ago after growing tired of awkward attempts at connecting with other moms at play dates and parks.As most of us desire romantic love and partnership, many of us have a burning desire for something else outside of romance.Something deep, passionate and covered in raw, unadulterated loyalty. Preferably an MFF who shares our same sense of humor about diaper blowouts in public, but that’s not a requirement. I can already feel the hot sweats coming on envisioning myself trying to approach a bunch of ladies at the park who seem to be having fun, only to have them give me a few fake smiles and then close up their circle like a BFF fortress.”“How many times a day do you want to throw your kid out the window? (Julian, three years) asked a young woman who was sipping water.
Speed Dating is a fun way to meet the man or woman of our dreams, but can it help us find more than a lover?The only thing I haven’t figured out yet is what happens if you go to one of these meet-ups and no one really wants to be friends with you. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment.