True stories of internet dating

14-Feb-2017 06:27

We'd been on a few dates, but it was the first time I'd seen his apartment.

What A Tool"One night I hooked up with a guy I met online.

Blame it on human nature, but people don't always tell the truth in their profiles.

If you're going to be stuck with a psycho for two hours during dinner, you're probably not going to know until your face-to-face and it's too late.

If you watch any type of television, you've probably sat through the many e Harmony or commercials boasting their Cupid-like reputations for linking people together.

Thousands of couples have gone on to live happily ever after thanks to the online dating services out there but thousands more have been given the boot at the very first date.

But the problem is: With online dating, there isn’t much of a story to tell.

The really good stories are usually about the dates that go horribly wrong.

Good origin stories still happen, they’re just rarer.

We've compiled some of the best stories from survivors of online first date nightmares, so you can catch the warning signs in your own exploits this Valentine's season.

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I later found out he also had a makeshift washing machine in his bathtub.

I guess it was cool, but I felt like I was going out with that little inventor kid, Data, from The Goonies." "I'd been on two dates with this guy when he started telling me how much he wanted to make me dinner on our third date. Well, the whole next week he sent me pictures of all the meals he'd prepared for himself. I nearly got diarrhea just from looking at the pics. I feel bad, but I was just worried I'd get stuck all the way out in his neighborhood without a bottle of Imodium A-D." "I got puked on. It was this dude, Lorenzo, who was a real tough guy from Queens.

Good origin stories still happen, they’re just rarer.

We've compiled some of the best stories from survivors of online first date nightmares, so you can catch the warning signs in your own exploits this Valentine's season.

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I later found out he also had a makeshift washing machine in his bathtub.

I guess it was cool, but I felt like I was going out with that little inventor kid, Data, from The Goonies." "I'd been on two dates with this guy when he started telling me how much he wanted to make me dinner on our third date. Well, the whole next week he sent me pictures of all the meals he'd prepared for himself. I nearly got diarrhea just from looking at the pics. I feel bad, but I was just worried I'd get stuck all the way out in his neighborhood without a bottle of Imodium A-D." "I got puked on. It was this dude, Lorenzo, who was a real tough guy from Queens.

As Aziz Ansari says in one of his Netflix stand-up specials, couples’ origin stories are now as complex as searching “Jewish” and your Zip code on At the same time, interesting origin stories are having a moment everywhere else.