People are sharing their worst dates on Twitter

We all have our go-to ‘bad date’ story. It was horrific at the time – but now that time has passed, it’s kind of hilarious.

People have been taking to Twitter to share their tales of dating woe. Their stories are so awful they’ll probably make you feel pretty good about your own terrible experiences when trying to find love.

Insecure On Hbo GIFs - Find & Share on GIPHY

The best thing? Because it’s Twitter, the dates had to be summarised in just 140 characters, so there are some pretty explosive stories told in just a sentence or two.

Here are some of our favourites.

The ones where they’re married

Cheating seems to be a common theme. We can’t wrap our heads around the logic here – did the cheaters think they wouldn’t get found out? Possibly worse, these people’s dates couldn’t even be bothered to hide it.

The ones where they’re not over an ex

The date still being into an ex can be a major problem. It’s even worse if they get back together with their ex – on the date.

The dates in weird places

Some dates were bad purely because of their terrible location choice. We might be old school, but what’s wrong with dinner and drinks?

The people with ulterior motives

It turns out there are people who don’t go on dates to find love at all.

The uninvited guests

Some people decided it would be a good idea to bring family members on the date. Nothing quashes the potential of romance quicker than the addition of a child/parent/aunt/cousin into the mix.

The plain weird ones

And then there are the bad dates that can’t even be categorised they’re so weird.

What we’d love to know is how the unfortunate people telling these tales handled such bizarre situations. We hope they ran away – fast.

More in this Section

This wrestler gave a doll of herself to her baby daughter and it’s the cutest thing ever

This guy FaceTimed his kitchen so he could keep watch over his pan

Someone finally found this girl’s message in a bottle after 29 years at sea

Louis Walsh narrates Christmas film … made for dogs


Today's Stories

OPW to use demountablebarriers in €140m Cork flood plan

Cork City Council defends mayor’s use of official car to drive him home from FF ard fheis

Medic: Savita died as result of abortion laws

Fine Gael to use whip for vote on drink-driving laws

Lifestyle

Facing fears while terrifying punters at Cork's Nightmare Realm

Weathering the storm of 1961: We watched 30 large trees uprooted

Remembering the dead: Poignant reason behind Cork’s Zombie Walk

More From The Irish Examiner