Picnic by the lake

One time I was on a date with a guy, we were going to spend the afternoon together and it was supposed to be a wonderful evening. I should mention that I’m gay, by the way. We planned on spending the afternoon by the lake, have a picnic and watch the sunset together. Typical cliche, I know. But I’ve always ...

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Creepy Craigslist Date

It’s perhaps a tad cliche to warn people about the dangers of using Craiglist as a dating site, but I did it and I survived. Barely! I know there are tons of dating sites and even Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook have become much safer platforms to meet people online, but I fell for an add that ended up in ...

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Tinder fiasco

African American girl here. I’ve been on a couple of dates, nothing too crazy, until my first Tinder fiasco. I had always dated black men as I find them more attractive, honestly, and they understand what it feels like to be a minority in this country. That being said, I did find some white and Asian men really attractive, I ...

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Out of my league

It was one of those weekends where there’s nothing much to do, so I, a 24-year-old guy, decided to check out Tinder. Seeing that there really weren’t that many guys close to my house to go on a date with, I downloaded Grindr for the first time. And yeah, I’m obviously gay. I heard horror stories of people who had ...

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Craigslist felon

I was 18 years old, really naive and thought nothing could go wrong when you have a good spirit, good intentions, and trust people’s intentions and hearts. Yes, I was really stupid, particularly because I almost died on a date, or at least that’s how I felt after what happened. I was fresh out of high school, but I didn’t ...

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OK Cupid Bust

I met this girl on OKCupid and asked her out. I wanted it to be short and sweet, (our first encounter) so that if anything went wrong, we could call it quits super fast and just go on our separate ways. I have heard horror stories of friends who’ve agreed to go to a girl’s house to cook dinner for ...

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Expensive date but at least I lost 85 pounds

I was a 27-year-old gay fatso with a knack for bad jokes. I consider myself to be super intellectual but down to earth and a fun ride. I didn’t exactly felt like I looked the best I could, but I knew I had to get out there as I’ve been dealing with a bad case of the dry spell. I ...

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