Relationships in general make people a bit nervous. It's about trust. Do I trust you enough to go there?
Someone able to carry on a conversation whether the topic is silly or serious. Knowing enough about life so that you always have something to say is a definite bonus.
Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed dating for clueless people.
Louiza has not specified any interests yet. Why not get in touch with them to find out what interests they have?