When Kevin found out that she also played music, he was quick to suggest they play together. “There was no way for the two of us to jam together,” explains Kevin.
Kevin had already noticed her, so he was quick to beat out a jam on the spoons, which prompted a conversation about music.I’d go up to a couple and ask what their dating life was like, and they’d say, “We’re married,” like it was an excuse. Even I used to have trouble figuring out things to do, so hopefully this will provide unique experiences around town that people didn’t know about. And don’t be afraid to step outside your comfort zone— you’ll be opening yourself up to what you like and dislike. If you both go into it as something new, it can prompt conversation while creating a skill that you can take into other settings and events.Also, one of my favorite places is The Pilothouse in the Delta King, the boat in Old Sacramento, just dinner and a cocktail but in a unique setting. Which is maybe why dating has become such a lost art. So what if they Google your name and lurk your Instagram account? Then there’s the diversification: swiping apps likes Tinder, where men traditionally message first, and Bumble, where women initiate the conversation; conventional dating sites like Ok Cupid, which generate compatibility based on questionnaires; and niche sites like Christian Mingle, Farmers Only . Sure, the internet has made it easier to meet people, but it will never make up for a lack of creativity or chemistry. Why deal with the anxiety of approaching a stranger at a bar if you can meet online and begin with the premise of mutual attraction? there’s even one called Singles with Food Allergies.If we can find out everything about our date before we even meet them, why make the effort to get to know them? That comes with real risk, and no guarantee of success.Over 200 couples have met at CSN events and married. CSN sponsors dances every 3 to 4 weeks, hosts dinners, concerts, cruises and more.At present over 3,000 singles are on the Christian Singles Network email list, so when you see just a few people are attending from the meetup group, there could be over 100 attending from the CSN group.Their first common bonds were almost trivial: Each still used laughably outdated and boxy cellphones, and they both shared an unapologetic appreciation for Robin Williams, particularly Mork and Mindy. But more importantly, says Kelliann, “we both had an aching appreciation for the lost form of communication, and I was hooked.” They exchanged phone numbers that night and a month later were on a beach in Santa Cruz, mutually expressing their love for each other.Lucky in Love: Mandy was sitting with a friend outside Insight on Eighth and S streets when a man walked past her.