You find yourself face to face with a total cutie, who you know is also vegan or vegetarian. According to veg love guru Tess Challis, the best questions to ask while you’re speed dating are open ended, light and fun, yet reveal something helpful about your date.You’re thinking this person might just be your first speed dating match. Avoid cliché questions (unless, of course, they’re truly important to you — deal-breaker stuff).For example, don’t ask: “What’s your favorite color?” (Probably not a deal breaker.) Instead, ask questions that tell you something about the way your date thinks, their lifestyle, and how compatible you two might be.Take a look at the questions below, and you’ll see what we mean.For more advice on how to speed date, from a vegan/vegetarian perspective, download our full 24-page e Book, Questions aren’t everything, of course.It’s very important to be a good listener to your date‘s answers!
If someone mentions that they volunteer for an animal rescue organisation, ask them about that.Aim for a natural conversation, once it’s gotten started. EXTRA TIP: When you sign up for a Veg Speed Date event, you‘ll get lots more conversation starters like these in your Speed Dater Portal, and a printable sheet to bring along for the event.We make sure participants are prepared with lots of ideas, so they can relax and have a great time!Sometimes (okay, most of the time), though, first dates aren't smooth sailing.
That doesn't always mean you're incompatible — just that we are humans, and dating can be awkward.
It can be hard to figure out what to ask without making it seem like you're interrogating your date.