She had plans to go to the #R29Beach House for the weekend.She suggested that they go on a date out East, considering, of course, Mark's affinity for it.Dating apps: Can't live with them, can't live without them.But seriously, sometimes things go so wrong—like endless date with a cringe-worthy guy wrong—that you can't help but wonder why you're on the app in the first place.We're about to reveal one of the funnier online dating stories we've heard in a while.But first, let us just say we were lucky enough to experience parts of this hilarious story alongside its author, Tales of Endearment blogger Natalie Joos.'Man oh man have I seen some awkward f***ing first dates on Valentine's Day,' he wrote.'I'll never forget my first Valentine's Day with my girlfriend, now wife.
Below are some upsetting, embarrassing, and generally terrible online dating tales SELF readers experienced IRL.The guy judged me for yawning and put two more beers in front of me—then he guilt-tripped me for 'making him come out of his way to meet for such a short date.' A few days later—when I hadn't responded to any of his texts or Tinder messages—he texted me and called me out for being 'that rude type of girl who ghosts men for no reason.' Ew." -Shauna, 23"I used to use Ok Cupid, and guys who were way older than me would always message me weird things (one actually propositioned me for a sugar daddy situation). Then he made a big deal about telling me his, which was 50 points higher. He also told me that he got a soccer scholarship at the school where I work, but decided to go to a different college. DENIED with an SAT score waaaaay below what he'd told me!" -Jessi, 25"I had one guy bring his entire office to our first date because they had an office pool going about how it would go and didn't trust him to be honest.I found out about it because I made some sort of inappropriate joke, and he followed up his laugh with, ' You're about to lose a bunch of people in my office a bunch of money.' I made it about 30 minutes until he started pointing out specific people in the bar and telling me what sort of plans he was going to make with them for us (some many months in advance).I went into the bathroom, called my roommate, and had her come get me.And then when I kicked him out, he asked me for my Wi-Fi password so he could get an Uber." -Michelle, 24"I matched with a guy on Bumble, and we arranged to meet at a Mexican restaurant.