The Power of Meeting in Person: Why Dating Events Trump Online Dating

The Power of Meeting in Person: Why Dating Events Trump Online Dating


Online dating and dating apps like Hinge, Tinder and so on have become popular methods of seeking romantic connections. However, amidst the vast sea of profiles and the swiping frenzy, it is crucial to recognise the huge value of meeting potential partners in person.

We will explore the benefits of face-to-face interactions, discuss the drawbacks and even dangers of online dating, and highlight the advantages of attending dating events to maximize your chances of finding a genuine connection.

It must be said that meeting in person at events is not the easy option. In this post-covid, work-from-bed world we now inhabit, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s a reasonable idea to summon a romantic partner from your smartphone as you do a curry from Deliveroo.

Sadly dating by it’s very nature cannot happen like this and it’s the in-person nature of dating that gets in the way. Sure, you have a seemingly unlimited sea of choice with the dating apps, but a choice so vast is actually not a choice at all.

There is no doubt, attending dating events requires some effort and cost. You’ll be purchasing a ticket with money. Usually around ?20. You’ll need to get dressed, and you’ll need to travel to a venue – possibly even purchase a drink. There’s undoubtedly effort involved but when you think about the potential benefits, it’s kind of worth the effort.

Authenticity and Genuine Connections: Meeting someone in person allows you to observe their body language, tone of voice, and overall demeanour. These non-verbal cues provide valuable insights into their character, compatibility, and chemistry. Continue reading