In preparation for a dreaded trial of dating apps myself, I decided to ask my friends and social media followers for their worst dating app stories, hoping to both prepare myself for the worst and give you something to cringe at.
So, over the past week, I have collected the most atrocious dating app stories from my peers and have narrowed them down to my favorite (while being someone else’s least favorite) dating app tales.
We Both “Forgot” Our Wallets
“I think the title is fairly self-explanatory,” this girl tells me, “me being me, I ‘forget’ (don’t judge me, we all do it) my wallet. Casually, as I usually do, I acted shocked and slightly aggravated with myself when I pick up my handbag and can’t seem to find my purse (which, in reality, was hiding in the bottom of my handbag). The guy I’m out with doesn’t seem to mind that much but he goes into the pocket of his jeans and I can almost feel his heart fall into the pit of his bowel – it seemed he had forgotten his wallet too.”
I had hoped she had kept her, admittedly cheap and tacky act going, but no, she continues, “We sit in silence for a few seconds.