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Speed Dating

  • By: Eli J. Finkel & Paul W. Eastwick
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Speed dating is an activity designed for individuals who are interested in meeting potential romantic partners. At speed-dating events, participants have the opportunity to meet other attendees on a series of brief, one-on-one, 3- to 8-minute “dates.” Heterosexual speed-dating ...

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