And judging from how genuinely pleased the women all seemed to be meeting each other, if romantic dating in New York were this easy, there would be no problem.
Plus, as any veteran of the dating scene knows, all of this is a numbers game — and all it takes is one.
“One was, I needed to be able to make a stupid joke without getting crickets [silence] in return. “And most of all, you need to be able to say what you’re thinking without the other person giving you a look that says you’ve just screwed up your child for life.” For the speed dating portion of the evening, about 60 moms sat across from each other at a table, making conversation for 4 minutes before a gong sounded, at which point women on one side had to move to the left to meet their next prospect.
Before the event began, Frank offered some suggested icebreakers, like “most ridiculous thing you’ve done due to sleep deprivation” and “I knew I was a mom when . .” But from the sound of the din, the attendees weren’t having any trouble breaking the ice.
Chris Duffy is a comedian, improviser, teacher, host, and writer.