Real life dating stories
And then when I kicked him out, he asked me for my Wi-Fi password so he could get an Uber." -Michelle, 24"I matched with a guy on Bumble, and we arranged to meet at a Mexican restaurant.
I see him waiting outside and attempt to quicken my pace (no one wants to awkwardly make eye contact for an entire block)—all the while trying to strut my stuff, of course.
Well, SELF asked to hear your dating app horror stories, and you guys answered.
Below are some upsetting, embarrassing, and generally terrible online dating tales SELF readers experienced IRL.
It was all very romantic (that, and the fact that we were watching a film about a horse dying on the battlefield of World War One). Boys may come and go, but the Green Cross Code is forever.
I’d been on two dates with this guy that I’d met on Tinder.
At first, I wasn’t that put off - until the same thing happened on date number two!
I mean, I’m all for going Dutch, but when I’m having to pay for YOUR cab home – boy bye.
I was working at a research center for war and genocide at the time, and I guess enough people at the office thought I'd be super depressing, so they made an office pool, March Madness-style.
Dating apps: Can't live with them, can't live without them.
But seriously, sometimes things go so wrong—like endless date with a cringe-worthy guy wrong—that you can't help but wonder why you're on the app in the first place.
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But for every great date, you might have to endure five awful ones.
Haven't online-dated since." -Christen, 27"A year or two ago, I went out with a guy who actually was very nice, charming (British), and he took me on three dates.