Posts tagged "bad dates"

“You Stuck My Flash Drive In Your … ” And More Crazy Dating Horror Stories

Craigslist is a dependable source for roommates, concert tickets, bromancing and, best of all, missed connections! Feast your eyes on how the tale of this date started out:”You stuck my…

Simcha | April 22, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Spring Fever: The Date My Allergies Ruined

Peanuts, wheat, cologne and latex. Any of these seemingly harmless items can be a recipe for a disastrous date. Read how allergies have affected these 12 women’s love lives. Some…

Pam Gaulin | March 30, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Are Bad Dates Teachable Moments Or Wastes Of Time?

The other day I caught up with a guy friend over instant messenger. We hadn’t talked in a while, so he had to be filled in on my wonderful boyfriend…

Jessica Wakeman | January 26, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Dealbreaker: The TMI Guy

When I showed up at the bar, Doug* had not arrived yet. I had seen his picture (he was an online acquisition), so I knew roughly what to expect. I…

Anonymous | November 17, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Dating Disaster: He Said I Looked Like …

I had known Billy for five years through mutual friends, and at some point we started hanging out independently. I was still sailing on the friend boat when Billy indicated… | November 8, 2009 - 6:00 pm

15 Signs You’re Bad At Dating

I’m bad at commitment. Heck, I can barely spell it. However, I do know I’m good at dating. I’ve never said I love you, but last week I gave three…

Simcha | September 24, 2009 - 12:00 pm

13 Reasons She Doesn’t Want A Second Date

In the dating world especially, first impressions are lasting ones. So it’s always rough when you thought you wooed a dude and he never calls you again. Sigh. Luckily, this…

Simcha | August 27, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Top Ten Bad Date Behaviors

We’ve talked a lot on The Frisky about first dates and what not to do on them, but apparently not everyone is taking our advice. A recent article in the…

Wendy Atterberry | June 1, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Six Places To Confess Your Relationship Sins Online

The internet has proven to be a great way to get rid of a lot of junk. I’m not talking about eBay. So many forums have popped up for the…

Simcha | May 19, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Do Normal People Have Dates This Bad?

I have had some bad dates. Not the yelling or fighting type. Not the kind where anyone gets left in a restaurant. No, my bad dates are the ones you… | March 26, 2009 - 11:00 am

Fake It With A Phone Call!

On a bad date with a guy who insists on impersonating Austin Powers? Stuck in a boring blah, blah, blah kind of meeting? Got a friend dragging you through every…

Simcha | December 5, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Dealbreaker: Mr. Work Obsessed

There are some dates that make you want to open the freezer and drink straight from the vodka bottle the minute you come home. Last Saturday night was one of…

Esther Sosis | November 10, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Dealbreaker: The Lightweight

The Brit was someone I can describe only as Lord Marcus on “Gossip Girl.” Well, except for the title and the vast family riches. Nine years older than me, the…

Jessica Bartlett | October 20, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Dealbreaker: The Bad Wedding Date

The next best thing to having your own wedding is getting invited to one by your boyfriend. There’s something about a man who wants you on his arm at a…

Jacqueline Frankel | September 16, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The Frisky TV: What’s The Most Irritating Thing A Person Can Do On The First Date?

Personally, I think the most annoying thing a person can do on the first date is talk about money. I also think that’s the most annoying thing a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Handle This: Nine Ways To Ditch A Bad Date

When “It’s just one drink” turns into “I would rather have a root canal than another martini with you”, it’s time to devise a plan to ditch your dead-end date

Chelsea Kaplan | September 5, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Dealbreaker: Ditching Out On Your Birthday

Your Birthday: it’s the one day a year you are guaranteed to have someone trying to do you. Even when you’re single, you can line a little somethin’ somethin’ up.

Jacqueline Frankel | August 25, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Ringtone Promotes Safe Sex In India

There are many ways to let people know you’re into having safe sex. The easiest being to verbalize your needs: “I will not sleep with you unless you use a…

Catherine Strawn | August 20, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Thoughts From Gals On Our IM: First Date Don’ts

Today in our “Dating Don’ts” column, Judy McGuire gave some tips on how NOT to act on a first date if you don’t want your companion runnin’ for the hills.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 24, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Bad Date Hall Of Fame: The Nosy Psychoanalyst

Bad dates suck. But let’s face it, after a certain length of time, they can be pretty funny in retrospect. In honor of the grand tradition of laughing uproariously at

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 14, 2008 - 2:30 pm