Dates are cringey and awkward. That’s basically the definition of it. No wonder 60% of us admit to having an escape plan to get the heck out of a bad one. Plus, it’s a muddy landscape, since 69% of singletons say they don’t even know if they’re in a romantic outing or not.

But some dates are way worse than others. So when Twitter user miller cycle asked people to share the worst dates they’ve ever been on, the treasure chest was opened. From buying drugs on a first date to hearing someone cough in the closet only to find out the husband was about to shoot some action movie, these stories are what your nightmares are made of. Even if nobody was born killing the dating game, the worst date moments below show how some folks have killed the spark for good.

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Bored Birgit
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5 months ago

I. Have. Questions.

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Clove Kentwell
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5 months ago

That’s interesting.......

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RJ
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5 months ago

That's not a very bright thief.

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Bored Panda contacted Susan Winter, love coach and author of Breakup Triage: The Cure for Heartache, to find out what experts have to say about nailing the dating game. It turns out, even if the impulse to create romantic relationships exists, the skill sets to do so may not. Susan said that there’s been an increasing loss of capacity for clear communication and clarity of "dating purpose."

Susan says that it’s important to know what you want and how you want it: “Without mental clarity there is no emotional clarity.” Firstly, “we must know what we want out of a relationship.” And secondly, “we must define those goals to our perspective mate, using language they understand, for e.g. 'I want a partner,' or 'I'm just looking to have fun.'"

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Clove Kentwell
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5 months ago

Bet that waitress got a good laugh out of it.

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Hans
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5 months ago

Oh the irony...

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Kim
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5 months ago

As an American, I apologize for him. All of him. I did NOT vote for the sociopath with little hands, but I'm still sorry. I tell people I'm Canadian.

panda to nobody
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5 months ago

Please don't do that. As a Canadian I fucking hate Americans who don't stand up and say they're American to help spread the idea that there are actually good Americans out there. Don't steal our identity: Fix your own.

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CatWoman312
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5 months ago

I’m not a fan, but how was this a worst date? What did he say or do that made him so horrible? Being a Trump supporter doesn’t automatically mean they’re a bad person.

Carole Reid
Community Member
4 months ago

Oh yes, it does.

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Yana Makarevitch
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5 months ago

There is not a single word about the date itself. Where are the details? What exactly made this date so bad?

glowworm2
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5 months ago

He was a Trump supporter. Say no more.

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Animal lover❤
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5 months ago

I will never understand why people voted for him, and then after that continued to support him even after seeing what he was doing.

Rhiannon
Community Member
5 months ago

No matter what ridiculousness he supports, it's no excuse for you being childish. Just say to his face you're into and go. Ya know, like an adult.

Kjorn
Community Member
5 months ago

so what? you could just say you could handle that kind of person and leave. it's ok to Don't having the same political view, but this is just plain stupid. if the trump supporter would've done that you would've been the first to be mad about it.

Sam Cook
Community Member
5 months ago

That shouldn't be a reason to give up the date. Even if I was on a date with a girl who supported Obama, I would look for her personality rather than just her political views. However, if this explained that all he talked about was politics, then even as a Trump supporter myself, I could understand.

Lafawnduh
Community Member
5 months ago

How tolerant and inclusive of you.

Mimi M
Community Member
5 months ago

Sounds like he was spared an evening with a very closed-minded person.

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
5 months ago

Holy Shit, well Strawberry put out the warning to her trumpies that her boy was under attack and they've come here in DROVES.

KT Pinto
Community Member
3 months ago

So you're a close-minded, liberal snob? I love the blanket statements like that "He was a Trump supporter". What a -phobic comment. Was he a zealot, or just a republican? Not all Trump supporters are the same, but that obviously doesn't matter. I'm sure there will be a whole lot more trigger words and phrases they heard from others in the comments below.

Ottmar Straub
Community Member
5 months ago

typical behaviour of "Trump-damagers" - amazing how unconscious people are in terms of seeing the world - to polarize the world into Trump-supporters and their opponents is extremely superficial

Terri Rimmer
Community Member
5 months ago

The worst thing nowadays regarding trying to meet someone is to be having a great conversation with someone and they take off that mask and reveal they support that monster.

Kim
Community Member
5 months ago

I was kidding when I said I tell people I'm Canadian. I don't go anywhere to even be able to tell anyone that.

Wendy J Shores
Community Member
4 months ago

Then why lie and say it? Like others have said, you are unpatriotic and unless you've become a citizen of the US you CANT vote anyhow. How do I know? I'm a legal resident here from Canada and when I see what True dough has done to that country, I thank God every day I am in a country where Trump rules. If you can get over your stupidity and ignorance, look up all he's done for this country. He has donated EVERY one of his paychecks to different charities. He's NOT there for the money, and he's doing a GREAT job. Never had a President that looked out more for his country.

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Wendy J Shores
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4 months ago

Personally, I am wondering why Bored Panda has all the pro-Trump comments hidden? WTH Bored Panda?

Jennifer Brown
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4 months ago

OMG!!! so sorry!

deanna woods
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5 months ago

I am not a Trump supporter, but I would have still finished the date. Who knows, it might have worked out.

JC
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5 months ago

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Philly Bob Squires
Community Member
5 months ago

Should have told him that the Queen is taking her country back as we're too immature to run it ourselves. That would have shut him up.

Rick
Community Member
5 months ago

#NODEBATE! (Instead I’ll just publicly bitch about him on Twitter, hehe, praise me everyone). Ugh. So tedious.

Sharon Ingram
Community Member
5 months ago

What an ass you are

Sunflowercray
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5 months ago

Kim, I was thinking you were making a kinda tongue in cheek comment. Ppl are crazy when it comes to a joke about him. Well, I thought it was funny.

JC
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5 months ago

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So you ended a date based on political party affiliation...How open minded and accepting of you...pathetic.

Full Name
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5 months ago

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Wow, you are an absolutely terrible person. You couldn't have just said "Hey, I think you and are are too far apart politically to make this work. I'm going to leave now. Take care"?

SBW71
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5 months ago

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The he was the luck one and dodged a bullet

Sonka
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5 months ago (edited)

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so he was a trump supporter AND a serial killer letting you know he was going to remove your kidneys right after the dinner miss HarrietHot? you could not simply end a conversation in a civil way and leave ?

Jennifer Minnie
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5 months ago

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I thought it said @HarlotHot. LOL.. but looking at her profile picture that would be a more appropriate name.

Jennifer Minnie
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5 months ago

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I thought it said @HarlotHot.. LOL.. but then again looking at her profile picture that would of been appropriate.

Aaron Kara
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5 months ago

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You could of talked to him? Find out his reasoning or lack thereof? Could of turned out to be an insightful experience?...Nah, fuck it. Tribalism forever!

NoYFB
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5 months ago

*could have talked *could have turned out

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5 months ago

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Fat duchess of london, why do you even care, if you don't live in the US?

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5 months ago

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If you live in London, why do you even care? You put too much stock into another country's concern.

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The relationship expert assures us that people still date these days, but they’re not calling it "dating." “This seems to be a resistance to the term itself. 'Dating' may feel too formal a word for some people who'd rather say they're hanging out, or hooking up.”

Interestingly, there’s a resurgence of people who're beginning to do "proper dates." Susan explains: “Old-school protocol can seem interesting and new wave when it's a novel departure from the norm of nondescript get-togethers.”

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Lil_Nothingtodo
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5 months ago

And he sat there for half an hour? I would had left after 5 minutes.

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Giovanni
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5 months ago

maybe it was a plural "you" and she was refering to other guys

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Juririn
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5 months ago

Well, at least he was straight with you...🤡

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Initial dates set a precedent for future behavior. Susan says that “If your partner takes the time and energy to plan a great date, then you know they have the capacity to invest time and energy into a relationship.” Planning a first date shows that you care and that you're invested in making a good impression. “Plan in advance. Know your partner's preferences; their likes and dislikes. Be creative. Be thoughtful. Be kind,” suggests Susan.

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Francis
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5 months ago

you did literally dodge a bullet here...

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Giovanni
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5 months ago (edited)

Immagine being a vampire who spends the nights doing their taxes instead of preying on the living

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kitty.boom
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5 months ago

You should have left him the minute he was insulting you. Excuse yourself to the powder room and never go back.

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There are many things holding us back from finding that true love. But the Singles In America survey from dating app Match showed that millennials are dating less because it’s too expensive. 20% of millennial singletons believe they need to reach a certain income level before pursuing love, and more than 30% confessed they don’t have the budget to go on a date.

One singleton told USA Today that he has stopped actively dating because “it has gotten way too expensive.” He confessed to shelling out hundreds of dollars each month on dates, and “it was a completely worthless investment.”

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JessG
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5 months ago

Sounds like a man-child

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Mac
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5 months ago (edited)

How does anyone think this is even remotely okay to do? Okay yes I understand a person who is buying crack doesn’t have the best judgment.

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Agnes Jekyll
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5 months ago

Is this the same guy who asked if you swallowed or another guy? UGH.

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kurisutofu
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5 months ago

I think is time for her to review her filtering before accepting dates... so far, a kid-like strange guy, a dog kisser and a pervert ...

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Two Silly Pups
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5 months ago

Umm.. he tried or he actually did?

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Samantha Lomb
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5 months ago

that was likely his plan from the begining

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Two Silly Pups
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5 months ago

Swallow the bitter pill of disappointment, obviously

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Aaron Kara
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5 months ago

Sounds like a Joey moment

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Pamela24
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5 months ago

Nothing wrong with polyamory as long as it's consensual on all sides. This clearly wasn't the case.

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WilvanderHeijden
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5 months ago

Dodged a bullet there mate.

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kitty.boom
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5 months ago

I wonder what happened next. Obviously, she refused. But did she pay for the meal or the guy just signed it anyway?! Hmm...

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Foxxy (The Original)
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5 months ago

Why would you get in the car with a blind date in the first place?

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Rabbit Carrot
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5 months ago (edited)

And she actually carried on with the date (which was awful according to the rest of her twitter comments). 🤦‍♀️

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Rabbit Carrot
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5 months ago

Eww nothing says ‘no thanks’ faster than racism and bigotry.

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Noez 🇸🇪
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5 months ago

Arrrrgh! Don't assume every woman has a ticking biological clock!! Not every woman wants a baby!!

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MomaBear
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5 months ago

Poor bee

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Rabbit Carrot
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5 months ago

I would’ve got a cab or the bus. No way would I sit in a car with a bigot.

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Pittsburgh rare
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5 months ago

Oh, the exes. A classic. I spent one and a half hour listening to the family story of his ex. I was too polite to tell him to stop, but deeply annoyed. Nobody cares about your goddam ex.

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