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July 31, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Authentic Relating Speed Dating for 30’s and 40’s

Dating without small talk.

Close the dating apps…
Put down your smart phone…
Join us for the new way to date.
We will guide this group of single men & women through a series of activities that were purposefully designed to skip the small talk and dive into more meaningful interactions.

You’ll have an opportunity to connect with everyone in the room by the end of the night and we’ll even handle passing along your contact information to those of your choosing.

This particular event has been designed for those in their 30s and 40s.

The door price of this event is $50 – it is recommended that you buy your tickets in advance, otherwise we may not have spots left.

**Note: Please arrive between 7-7:15pm. The facilitated portion of this event starts promptly at 7:30pm. If you arrive after this point, we cannot guarantee entry. **

-What is Authentic Relating?
Authentic Relating (AR) is a powerful practice that utilizes carefully designed activities to promote more meaningful connection and deeper understanding of one another.

We have handpicked activities from the AR practice that we feel are ideal for a first-time encounter with potential partners.

We do offer Authentic Relating in platonic environments, too. There, participants can explore deeper connections without the romantic intention. http://www.letsbeauthentic.com

-What should I wear?
We recommend casual/dressy attire. Choose something that you can comfortably stand and move while wearing. Use the same grooming and hygiene that you would for a first date. We request no strong scents be used.

Please note: depending on the venue, we may ask you to remove your shoes.

-How many people will be there?
Our events geared toward opposite gender pairing typically have about 10-20 men and 10-20 women. We do our best to keep our events gender balanced.

LGBTQ+ events will usually have between 15-40 participants.

-Do I have to be single to attend?
No, but you do have to be available for dating (i.e. if you are currently in a monogamous relationship, it would not be appropriate for you to attend).

-How is this compare to regular Speed Dating?
Our events differ greatly from other speed dating because during your time with other participants, you’ll be guided through Authentic Relating activities that have been designed to help you skip awkward small talk and jump right to having a more connected interaction.

The parts that are similar to speed dating are that you will be meeting & connecting with several people at one event and you will only be given contact information of the people with whom you mutually match.

-What kind of activities will we be doing?
The activities will include a variety of things such as verbal sharing, inner reflection, light movement and platonic touch (e.g. hugs). You are invited to participate in as much or as little as feels comfortable.

-What if I don’t want to do an activity?
Everything we do here is completely voluntary. We expect that you to honor yourself by either modifying the activity or opting out completely depending on what feels comfortable to you and others you are interacting with.

-What is your refund/cancellation policy?
We offer full refunds up to 7 days before the event.

**Tickets are not transferable. Please do not sell/give your ticket to someone else as it will create issues with matching.**

-Do you offer events for other ages/sexual orientations?
Yes! We are in the process of scheduling events for all ages as well as the LGBTQ+ community. Join our mailing list to be kept informed of other events.


Let’s Be Authentic
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Twenty-Two Gallery
236 S 22nd St
Philadelphia, 19103

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