Ditch Disposable Dating
Love is about connection, fulfillment, and so, so much more.
We’ve compiled some of the most cringe-inducing stories from the casual dating scene.
If these hit too close to home, your solution is clear: Slow it down, delete those swiping apps and try a more mindful approach when looking for love.
I went on a great date with a funny guy, but things went wrong when I tried to show off. This is, without a doubt, my most embarrassing Tinder story.
I shouldn’t have told Steve a little white lie, but I didn’t think it would literally come back to my doorstep. With a delivery fee.
Sometimes, the worst thing about dating app culture is when it all goes so right and so wrong at the same time. Someone should make an app that cross-checks where you work. Here’s how I almost accidentally had an affair with my new employee.
We all want one fantastic date that never ends but … not like this. This is how a down-on-his-luck man lied to me and used me just to make ends meet.
Everything went wrong on this date, from a messed up Uber ride to an embarrassing picture. Disposable dating leads to awkward nights like this.
I tried to be spontaneous on Tinder and ended up with caring for a man dealing with his first bad mushroom trip.
He said the electrons from the Earth would realign our souls. I just think he had dirty, gnarly feet. This is how I ended up on a date with a man with no shoes.
I didn’t know malls – like big, neon 1980s malls – were still around, but I went on a Tinder date with a guy to one. Too bad he was a loser. Here’s the story.
Football Sundays are sacred to me, so I thought things were going to work out when he took me on a date to a game. I just didn’t make the cut.
I got bed bugs from a date. Bed. Bugs. I can’t live this one down. Thanks, Tinder.
I thought I wanted an old-fashioned, romantic date. I got more than I bargained for. Here’s how I handled a doomed date.
Here’s the story of how I was trapped on a terrible date by an expensive purse.
Did you know some people use Tinder as a birthday party service? I didn’t either. Here’s how I got duped into the most awkward party of my life.
I went on several great dates with a woman I met on Tinder. Turns out, I was part of a social media, challenge. Against my will.
My friends will never let me live down this total failure of digital dating. This is how I catfished myself.
I wish this was fiction, but I once went on a date with a man who snuck his mom along.
When I was invited to a comedy club, by a comedian, I didn’t realize I was going to be the joke.
I thought his idea of a ‘fun, fitness-focused first date’ was a great idea. I was not ready for what happened next.
I thought his love of cartoons was cute. I thought wrong. This is how I got out of the weirdest date I’ve ever been on.
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