Brighten believes that finding a partner who shares the same politics of the plate is one of the keys to a happy relationship.“I don’t have meat in my home, go to zoos, wear clothing made from animals, or eat at restaurants that serve meat, so it’s important to me to have a partner who shares my lifestyle choices,” said Brighten, who specializes in vegan events.(One of the younger speed daters asked me if Hennings was available.
The January 2010 episode, called "The Setup," had hilarious moments between the now-divorced pair, including Chris getting upset that Poehler directed "regular" parks instead of amusement parks.In the end, there were a couple more guys than gals in a group of about 40.Two women dropped out because they’d found themselves in relationships since they purchased tickets. The assembled crowd, mostly Caucasians in their early 20s through to early 60s from around the Bay Area, mingled over appetizers in the Space Lounge, an area separate from the restaurant.“Then there’s no explaining or defending to do, you’re both on the same page.” Wednesday night’s meetup was aimed at heterosexual adults 21 and over, though Brighten hopes to hold events for gay folks in the future. For those who left “looking for luv” to the last minute, tickets at the door cost .Brighten worked hard to keep the genders evenly balanced, capping female sign ups until more men bought tickets.