Funny dating disasters
40 million people in the US have tried Internet dating, which means 40 million people have probably gone on some pretty crappy dates.Not a Match: My True Tales of Online Dating Disasters is about one guy who experienced more than his fair share.And all he could talk about were his dreams of becoming a Bollywood star and his journey to ‘find’ himself.At the end of the date he asked, ‘So, do you want to be friends with benefits or are you thinking long-term?Image: mikhailkayl/123rf “I went back to this guy’s house after our date, thinking we were going to watch DVDs.I excused myself to use the bathroom, and when I came back out, I saw that he had taken all his clothes off.He asked me to wait for him while he went up the road to collect it. ” – Shelby Sekar, 30, account manager “He arrived 45 minutes late and acted like a total diva.He spent most of the meal blotting his face of ‘excess oil’, and when I offered him wine he refused, saying that alcohol gave him pimples.
Everything was fine until he got a text from his boss, asking him to pick up his pay cheque – or so he said.
He reached for my hand, ran his fingertips along my palm, and caressed my fingers. When I asked him what his friend was doing there, he answered ‘Sorry, he insisted on checking you out so I told him he could join us for a little while’.
I was on cloud nine until he blurted out: ‘Gross, you have man hands, so big and rough.’ Then he laughed like crazy. I made up some excuse to leave early and never saw him again.” – Regina*, 29, civil servant “He brought his best friend along to our lunch outing. I was out of there in a flash.” – Pamela*, 25, teacher “I’m vegan, but my companion didn’t consider that when he took me out for dinner.
When I casually remarked that one guy in particular looked super-hot, my date invited him to our table and asked him if he wanted to have a threesome with us. I had to explain to this poor dude that it was all a joke.
When he left, I gave my date a piece of my mind.” – Chelsea*, 34, finance executive “Dinner was going pretty well – until the bill arrived.