It goes something like: “He asked her if she enjoyed anal… Below, we’ve picked out the best of the worst of online dating: the cheaters, the chumps, and the chillingly bad dates.Reading through these crazy and gross anecdotes ought to make you feel better about your own love life — because, hey, it could be worse. She told him, “Definitely not.” Finally, he dropped something on the floor, bent down, and tried to put Naughtynurse99’s toes in his mouth. All in all, he didn’t put his best foot forward on that date.It’s too easy for online daters to be superficial jerks to one another.
Setting standards can help keep the crazies you meet to a minimum.
Rushing headlong into a date with a stranger isn’t the best way to avoid bad dates.
Even worse, he complained about being cold early on in the evening, so she lent him her jacket, which he wore for the rest of the night. She took her jacket back, dodged his goodbye kiss, and left him alone with the empty box of Cheez-Its.
After my friend repeatedly hinted that she was cold, the guy wrapped himself like a straight jacket around her. One anonymous single woman shared a chilling story of a bad date with
I had no idea how to reply, so I just got up and walked out of the restaurant without saying a word.” Not every bad date is avoidable, but some are.
Sometimes it’s just a matter of more carefully vetting who you talk to and agree to meet.
Fetishes often come up among online daters because it’s an anonymous and sexually charged dating arena. My college roommate was texting with someone she met on Coffee Meets Bagel when the conversation turned sketchy. ” and pretty much the stuff someone asks if they’re planning to rob or murder you. The next day, he said, “I don’t mean to be weird, but I think I saw you getting your mail the other day.” It turns out he lived three doors down. Allison is a single New Yorker, which means she’s a pretty tough chick. When his beer arrived, he paid for it, downed it, and ended the date before it’d even really begun.
One guy, however, took his foot fetish to incredibly inappropriate levels on his movie date with Naughtynurse99. The guy found out they lived in the same area of Fort Lauderdale, and he had a lot of follow-up questions about her exact location. However one extremely rude first date left her reeling and wondering what went wrong. That kind of ego-crushing, jaw-dropping douchery is what many people fear when online dating.
He was still chatting happily even as I fast-walked to my car.
Cringeworthy dating tales, like mine, are fun to talk about but hellish to live through.
If you want to keep a dating horror story from happening to you, we have four tips to help you spot the potential land mines before they blow up in your face.