Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Blind Dates Can Be Terrific or Simply Scary

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Blind Dates Can Be Terrific or Simply Scary

Article excerpt

BLIND dates are notoriously awkward and usually arranged by someone who pities your pathetic singleness.

But sometimes they get it right and you find yourself on a date with someone you couldn't have chosen better yourself.

Just like all other forms of dating, blind dates can be scary and make you feel like a sitting duck as you wait with a rose between a book (as cliched as that is, I have seen it with my own eyes) or sitting at a cafe smiling at the people who walk by, in a hope that one will smile back and say aare you...?a.

For the majority of blind dates, this initial contact will never be more than an uncomfortable meeting that may or may not result in a second or third date.

On those rare occasions, and most people have one of these stories, you meet someone who is for lack of a better word, creepy, and you genuinely fear for your safety. …

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