You get to "speed date" 15 similarly aged singles over the course of a couple hours in a relaxed, friendly environment. Once you have been Speed Dating you will definitely understand why this exciting form of dating is so popular.

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Things are changing with loads of online dating sites and apps like Tinder but we still aren’t quite there yet.

As much as I loved living large in LA it finally came to and end and I’m now back in Oz and single as hell.

In LA there were so many impromptu meetings that led to dates. Everyone warned me that LA is the worst for dating but it’s so much easier than Sydney.

I met ‘The Lumbersexual’ at my local coffee shop while he was shooting a movie, ‘Mr.

We’re the ‘before’ on the Biggest Loser, the mum, the funny fat friend, the relatable mate but never the desired.

The fact that Australia doesn’t have a dating culture doesn’t help either.

For decades I tried to prove my worth is more than my weight to no avail – so I literally had to move overseas to be seen.

So, do you know any single American guys who want to date me?

I’m not just talking about the big time global dating sites either.

I also tried niche plus size sites, sugar daddy sites, interracial sites, and even a random one where the guy pays you to date them!

At Melbourne Speed Date we give you the chance to meet 15 singles for six minutes each.