I scrolled through the handful of dates with men in New York, looking for the right combination of a bar close to my apartment and a man with minimal unfortunate facial hair.The location, by the way, can be anywhere listed on Foursquare.Most of the organizations in my area are open only during the time that I work M-F in my FT position and I would very much like to meet and date someone who like me is partially sighted or fully blind so we have more in common.Does anyone know of any decent sites online for the blind interested in dating other blind people?Dare to take the chance to get to know the person you're talking to.A nice conversation will highlight your best features.The blind date dinner used to be the classic where 6-8 singles meet for dinner at an actual restaurant.Nowadays there are more speed dates, running dinners and diverse specials like blind date pub crawls, single wine tasting or single events with a sporty flavour.
Don’t worry: Instant messaging between users becomes possible an hour before the date starts, so you don’t have to awkwardly stand by the entrance guessing your date’s identity.OK, If Disabled World, or another website, was to create a dating service for the blind what requirements would be needed? Speed dating and blind date organisers offer events which allow you to meet several like-minded singles at once.s personality" (Kevin Satizabal, Royal London Society for the Blind) i am leaving out our company name to prevent this looking more like an advertisement.i can provide our email address or company name if it is allowed and requested.Which could very well be someone's home, since lots of people list their personal abodes on Foursquare under creative monikers, and "Patrick Bateman's Watering Hole" may sound like an interesting West Village bar you've never visited.And lo and behold, there were a few Crazy Blind Daters who listed date locations that were simply addresses — perhaps their apartment, perhaps an abandoned warehouse, perhaps the end of a long dark alley.The more you talk, the more you will see each other. Then perhaps you should take the next step and meet up.My intentions were to do a review of online dating websites for blind and visually impaired persons, however a search for such sites revealed there are none, or none that I could find. Like millions of other American online daters and every third Brooklynite, I use Ok Cupid as my primary means of receiving "hey gurl, ur sexy" notes from potential paramours and reminders that my father was probably right when he said that the key to a happy love life is learning how to settle.While the vast majority of the messages I receive make me want to start hoarding cats in preparation for dying alone, the actual dates I've gone on have been mostly fine; a few even turned into multi-month dating situations. It's called "Crazy Blind Date," and it works like this: You pick a day and then you select a place from a list of local spots on Foursquare. Alternately, you can browse potential dates — you get a name, an age, a place and time, and a scrambled photo so you can't actually tell what the person looks like. Which I initially swore up and down I would not be doing, mostly because I didn't want to die.