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The Princeton Club and Penn Club’s Young Alumni Committees present Finding Love on Club Row.In the early 2000s, speed dating became hugely popular as a rebound to the first generation of online dating websites, according to Cervini.Match.com, which claims to be the first dating site, started in 1995."There's no perfect way to meet someone, but you have to let yourself be open and vulnerable — go to an event without cowering in a circle — it's getting back to the basics of personal interaction without being able to hide behind a computer or phone."Slotnick herself runs an online-based dating service — Matchmaker Cafe, an app that works through Facebook — but once participants express interest in each other based on a brief profile, one of Slotnick's employees immediately contacts the pair to set up a date.
There's no back-and-forth messaging."Our goal is to get people to meet," Slotnick said.
Milton Siegel runs five of dozens of singles groups in New York that are listed on Meet Up.com, including one called "Sick of Online Dating."He has also seen an increase in people joining his groups in recent years.
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