Feel like most of your post-divorce dates have been filled with super awkward silence and stilted conversation?
These real-life conversations from our readers prove it could be a lot worse. Click through the slideshow below for some of the most cringeworthy things ever said on dates, then tell us about your most awkward dating experiences in the comments.
"I periodically stop at bird feeders and scoop a little bit of my dads ashes out of the box in my trunk"
"'Can you give my GF a ride to work' I did.. & kept on driving"
"'You don't mind, do you?' This, as he whipped out his inhaler while making out, Leonard Hofstadter-style. Um, yes. I SO DO."
"does this smell like chloroform?"
"I am ready for marriage"
"I still live with mom can you pay for dinner my mom hasn't given me My allowance this week!!! HE WAS 40"
"I had a blind date that was so shy; she could not say a word all night. Total silence."
"This girl brought her 'Big Book of Birthdays.'She asked me what my birthday was, opened the book, read it to herself, closed it and said 'this isn't going to work.' The date was over in about 10 minutes."
"When serving a bottle of pinot grigio, he pronouces it 'peanaught gregario'"
"Those glasses make you look like a frog."
"'I'm going to put my first adult paycheck towards a down payment on being cryogenically frozen.' There was no Date #3."
"'Do you take antidepressants? Want some' First and last date with that guy. There are some nuts out there."
"Are you seriously taking me out to dinner?"
"After dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings: 'Stop in here, I've wanted to get my [clitoris] pierced for awhile' :-o"