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Mother of the Bride: When Speed-Dating Works

Mother of the Bride: Our daughter met our son-in-law in line waiting to go into a speed dating get together. They went through the process, exchanged phone numbers and he called her for a date two days later. Neither went out with anyone else they’d met that night. They became engaged several months later and have just celebrated their third wedding anniversary. It worked for them but I think because they were both in their late 20s, professionals and had been in the dating scene long enough to know what kind of person they were looking for.

Question: Do you believe in love at first sight?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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