Whether you’re looking for fun or “The One,” we have you covered. ESSENCE Magazine’s Relationships Editor Demetria L. Lucas
took a dating challenge and had great results (read all about it in the July issue of ESSENCE). Here she shares a special e-mail that you can cut, paste and send to your family and friends for them to help you get an ESSENCE hookup! Dear [insert name of friend/relative/ colleague here]: I’m accepting ESSENCE Magazine’s Summer Dating Challenge to ask women I trust — my relatives, my colleagues, and my friends — to arrange a blind date for me with a an eligible bachelor of their choice. ESSENCE Relationships Editor Demetria L. Lucas took a risk and had great results and a lot fun (read all about it in the July issue of ESSENCE). I have faith that I can have the same experience with a little help from YOU! I am open to meeting great men and I have faith you know me well enough to make the best selection for me. But please keep my top 3 requirements (yes, girl, they limited me to 3) in mind as you make your selections: * [insert requirement #1] * [insert requirement #2] * [insert requirement #3] I’m letting go of my fears and giving you permission to pass my name, email, and picture (attached) to any man whose company you think I would enjoy. If you have any questions (I’m sure you will), let me know. And in the meantime, Hook a Sister up! LOL. Best, [Insert Your Name Here.] PS- And he better be cute.