Underground Unattached is an evolving start-up founded by Christina Weber and Shaun Derik.
We’re filling a void between the dating apps (less labor) and the private matchmakers (more cost efficient), by gathering people to meet offline before they can get online.
Underground Unattached is a Curated Dating Experience and UU. We're branding the term "Reputation Dating." We've produced ten dating experiences in New York City and recently expanded to our second market, Los Angeles.
We're now headquartered in LA at One Roof in Venice (oneroofwomen.com).
Everything has to be on his terms as far as how close he comes to you.
The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.She wasn't, however, the sweet, eager-to-please pup that dog lovers cherish.Pumpkin growled frequently and was distrusting and distant. One of my dogs is a macho Jack Russell Terrier mix and he's a real bruiser.For our experiences we curate an even number of men and women to gather at private locations for three-hour experiences.There we facilitate a series of activities, developed in collaboration with a social psychologist, designed to foster connection and accelerate closeness.Imagine that you go on an organized trip with a group of people that you don’t know.The participants are coming from all over the world and you are not going to see them again after the holiday is over.With over 420 people joining us, we're now in the process of developing and fundraising to create a membership model.Learn more about UU here: Underground While this is underway, we consult other businesses within the dating space and produce relationship type events.You want to live these moments with intensity and passion, knowing that they won’t last forever, and that you will have to part ways.You accept the situation and still open yourself fully to the experience. Still, the circumstances of this encounter force you to be non-attached to the other person and the experience you shared (unless you want to suffer greatly).In the group, there is someone that you find really attractive and interesting.