’ "My internal monologue: ‘Oh crap.’ "My verbal response: ‘Wait... ’ "Her answer (and I shit you not, this is verbatim): ‘I dunno. In fact, he posts all the time on social media about his ’amazing’ wife! He started telling me that he ’never had a Tinder account in his life’ and insisted that he must have been hacked."I forwarded him the screenshots and asked him, ’What’s up with you having a Tinder account? He claimed he was going to ’call Tinder’ and ’make sure someone pays for this.’ He even texted me a few days later to tell me that he had ’talked to Tinder’ and that ’he was part of 270 people who were hacked.’ I mean, he "That was about a year ago, and I talk to the guy about once a month because we are planning our high school reunion.I could tell he was annoyed that I wasn’t falling all over him after hearing his bragging."Visibly frustrated, he decided to inform me that his ex-girlfriend knew me, and that when she found out we were going on a date, she’d called me a whore.What could possibly be better for looking for potential mate on your own terms, while kicking back in your PJs?However, most people who have spent any amount of time "playing the field" can tell you that they have had their fair share of dating horror stories.
“I’d matched with this guy on Tinder and we quickly discovered that we had a bunch of acquaintances in common, including some high school classmates and old coworkers.
Having to endure uncomfortable dates and awkward chit chat is just a small part of the process of finding "the one" – at least, that's what we tell ourselves (and our frustrated friends who are ready to throw in the towel and accept the fact that they will be forever alone).