The lady officer told me to 'never let a man treat you that way again.'" "My first-ever OK Cupid date was an hour late for dinner, which in itself was a bad idea (first-date dinners are the worst). I blocked his number." "I immediately knew I wasn't attracted to him, but I invited him to a party I was going to just to be polite.Then he spent 20 minutes describing how bad one of his former online dates' vagina smelled. It was awful." "I met this sexy guy on Plenty Of Fish and he started asking me what shoe size I was and what color my toenails were painted. When we got to the party I told him I had to use the restroom and I'd meet up with him later.
After my last relationship ended 6 months ago, I took a few months off for some ‘me’ time before dating again.
On date night, I—a flats-and-jeans girl—slipped on red four-inch heels and a pencil skirt. Forty-five minutes and six "I'm so sorry" texts later, John arrived.
Dinner actually went well—until an elderly hippie wearing a sarong slid into our booth, greeted us in Swahili and bought marijuana from John .
Now that I’m back online, I’ve been on a series of first-date-wonders. I just wasn’t feeling a connection with anyone until a few days ago. Finally, a man who seemed to have his act together (unlike the guy last week who canceled our date at the last minute because his cell phone broke.
My heart did a little happy dance when I received an email from a man who seemed interesting, smart, cool, and dare I say…normal! We exchanged a few emails and set up a time to talk. I am looking for a partner who is alive with excitement for life, intellectually curious, and interested in self-growth, too. Is that the new dating version of ‘the dog ate my homework’ excuse? As I thought about our upcoming date, I began to get an uncomfortable feeling in my gut.