Funny dating disasters
When it was done, we shook hands and never spoke again." —Rae A., 25"My date revealed he'd once taken an ex-girlfriend to the restaurant where he worked to celebrate her college graduation.
That's fine, but he only took her there because he was hoping to get a deal on a bottle of Dom Pérignon.
I wanted to make sure he didn't need the Heimlich!
At this point, if I were him, I would have already been in the restroom.
He explained the choking by saying he'd eaten part of his napkin. I dry-heaved all the way home." —Joanne B., 53"I’d been talking to this guy online for a couple of weeks, and we decided to go running in Central Park. I wore a cute workout outfit and texted him to let him know what I was wearing so he could spot me.
When he showed up, instead of sneakers and jogging clothes, he was in khakis and a button-down. I convinced him to walk around the park, but after half a loop, he complained about his feet and said he hated to get his clothes sweaty. When it became clear he expected me to pony up, the hot dog vendor shot me a look that pretty much confirmed my frustration.
After being in a relationship for a few years, I've basically forgotten what it's like to date.
Then he told me my job in public relations was stupid and made me pay for the date, which lasted three hours mainly because I'm too stubborn to walk away from an argument.A mutual friend had conjured up the idea over brunch, which is ironic based on how the date played out.We met for oysters and drinks, then we argued for a solid 30 minutes about brunch.Here, women share the worst dates they've ever been on.Get ready to commiserate—they're pretty bad."I was having a lot of fun at a punk concert with a Tinder date.