Crazy online dating stories
The guy judged me for yawning and put two more beers in front of me—then he guilt-tripped me for 'making him come out of his way to meet for such a short date.' A few days later—when I hadn't responded to any of his texts or Tinder messages—he texted me and called me out for being 'that rude type of girl who ghosts men for no reason.' Ew." -Shauna, 23"I used to use Ok Cupid, and guys who were way older than me would always message me weird things (one actually propositioned me for a sugar daddy situation). Then he made a big deal about telling me his, which was 50 points higher. He also told me that he got a soccer scholarship at the school where I work, but decided to go to a different college. DENIED with an SAT score waaaaay below what he'd told me!
Hiding behind your computer screen in safety and the comfort of your own home is so much easier than dragging yourself out a club or bar trying to be a friendly, personable person.People lie about who they are or what they look like, and it's just the beginning of the awful experiences you're bound to encounter with trying to meet someone through a dating website.Below are some of the most outrageous Internet dating nightmares. Vote up the most horrifying stories that make you grateful you've never had to experience them, and vote down the ones that really aren't so bad.bullet after breaking up with a guy she had been dating from Meet Me.Every day he charted his height, weight, what he ate that day, what he weighed, what he read, watched, who he talked to, etc. When I found him on Facebook later that night—after we hooked up—I realized he was cheating on his girlfriend with me. " -Ellen, 22"A group of us went to Miami for spring break, where we used Tinder as a way to figure out where to go each night.One of my matches, let's call him Alex, seemed nice and helpful—but I never actually met up with him in person.So the next time you go on a seriously awful date you'll know that you're not alone.
We're right here with you."I went on a four-hour (FOUR-HOUR) Tinder date with a match who proceeded to walk me through the intricacies of Excel. Hours." -Jo, 22"I met a guy on Tinder and drove to a different state just to meet up with him.
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.
We were sitting at a table in the dining room, and I noticed a bunch of people perched around the bar, watching us.
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.
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.