I decided to adopt an air of nonchalance, ignore the stares, and enjoy the show. Turns out she was an epileptic and felt an attack coming on. It went downhill from there.” One woman reported going on a date during which all the man talked about was his dead wife.
Everyone was looking at me, wondering what I had done to upset her so much that she was compelled to flee into the night. The people questioned in the survey mentioned above, which was commissioned by an activity-booking website, recounted some cringe-worthy moments.
I realised pretty quickly that he was a nutter.” How do you avoid awful dates?
There is no fail-safe method, but the more information you can gather about your prospective paramour before it gets to that can limit the disasters.
On the one hand, putting so much emphasis on appearance seemed really worldly.
But our mutual acquaintance was a pastor I looked up to, and we’re supposed to be attracted to someone we’re dating… Twenty years later, it’s easy to see that our acquaintance’s comment was seriously misguided.