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Bad Dates

20 Relationship Red Flags -- Can You Find Them?

Dawn Hafner | Posted 04.13.2015 | Divorce
Dawn Hafner

My single friends recently shared what red flags they wish they had seen through their rose-colored relationship glasses. I set down my glass of wine long enough to take notes before the wisdom floated right out of our foggy memories.

3 Tips For Ditching A Dreadful Date

David Kanegis | Posted 01.11.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Thanks to social networking, search engines, dating apps, access for a small fee to arrest records and the magical world of online hook-ups you should never suffer with the date from hell.

Bad Date Diary: Why Online Dating Is Nothing Like The Ads

High50 | Posted 01.04.2015 | Fifty
High50

Anyone who has tried it knows it can be a unique form of un-fun. You start with a shiny optimism which you later recall with hollow mirth, as you become hardened to the God-awful chore of yet another "date" of jaw-dropping hideousness, later to provide grist to the entertainment mill for convulsed friends.

To All the Men I Didn't Love Before... Thank You

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

"Honey, ya gotta wanna kiss him," were the wise words of an older, drunk woman at Blondie's Sportsbar over a decade ago. And she was spot on.

The Pitfalls Of Online Dating Over 50

Joe Seldner | Posted 12.06.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

When most of the over 50 set was last seen dating 25 years ago, meeting took place at work, school, through well-meaning if usually misguided friends, or through that urban myth of going up to someone in the grocery store (did that ever happen, or at least happen without the police being called?)

Lonely Guy Turns His Shower Head Into A Girlfriend, Rest Of World Is Creeped Out

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weird News

We get it, dating is hard: Tinder is a minefield of potential creepiness, blind dates still carry that whole "I might be murdered" risk factor, and ge...

These 13 Bad Date Stories Will Turn You Off Dating Altogether

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.18.2014 | Divorce

A lot could go right on a date: The person you're currently sharing sweet potato fries with just might be the love of your life. You could learn that ...

Dream Date

Julie Gray | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Julie Gray

"You don't think every living moment of my life since I was maybe 12, I have not hated my body?" I yell.

Man Steals Girl's Dog On A First Date

Barstool Sports | Posted 04.21.2014 | Weird News

No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV. ...

What Just Happened?!

Katie Schwartz | Posted 05.24.2014 | Comedy
Katie Schwartz

Though friends speculated about the true nature of our relationship, I don't recall a moment when sexual tension or chemistry crept between us. From the day we met, it never occurred to either of us to be more than friends.

4 Words That Describe Dating After A Long Dry Spell

Posted 10.23.2013 | Divorce

Dating when you've been out of the game for a while is not for the faint of heart. Just ask Jennie Garth. On Monday, the 41-year-old actress stopp...

9 Extremely Awkward Date Stories

Posted 08.07.2013 | Divorce

Think your post-divorce dating life is a mess? It could be so much worse. Last week, we featured 14 real-life date conversations that were so awkw...

Why Hundreds Of People Are So Angry At Me

Marion Winik | Posted 10.04.2013 | Fifty
Marion Winik

Salon.com recently posted an excerpt from my new book, 'Highs in the Low Fifties: How I Stumbled Through the Joys of Single Living.' It comes from the end of the book and describes the last date I went on before realizing that the manhunt was getting me nowhere. It was with a guy who started the evening by telling me that he was jobless, homeless, penniless and living with his mom.

The 14 Most Awkward Things Ever Said On Dates

Posted 08.02.2013 | Divorce

Feel like most of your post-divorce dates have been filled with super awkward silence and stilted conversation? These real-life conversations from...

What Happens When a San Francisco Woman Dates in New York?

Larissa Zimberoff | Posted 09.01.2013 | Women
Larissa Zimberoff

Why are these men on dating sites if they aren't prepared to date someone longer than a few weeks? Why do men break things off when they're "not sure" or before they've even seen me in the daylight?

LOOK: This Is Possibly The Worst Dinner Date EVER

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

Terrific news! A North Carolina couple just made the worst date of your life look amazing by comparison. Adam Howell, a software designer, went to ...

Dates with the Drunk and Disorderly

Cameron Frye | Posted 06.05.2013 | Style
Cameron Frye

I know we all have our reasons to drink. But, I'd like to think you'd make attempts to stay sober when you'd trying to make a first impression.

8 Dating Deal Breakers You Should Never Back Down On

Posted 04.01.2013 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Your friends say, "No one's perfect." Your mother says, "Keep an open mind." But we've learned the hard way that seemingly small, eas...

LOOK: 20 Dating Dealbreakers

Posted 02.13.2013 | Divorce

What they can't get past early in a relationship.

My Worst Blind Date Ever

Barbara Rose Brooker | Posted 03.16.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Rose Brooker

The shocking comment a man made about my appearance.

The 5 Worst Dates Ever

Christine Gallagher | Posted 02.12.2013 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

I stuck with online for two long years before I found the delicious new man in my life. Along the way, I had good dates, bad dates, interesting dates and depressing dates. I also had some memorably strange first dates.

10 Men To Avoid At All Costs

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Pam Houston Attention, single women: Ever met Joe No-Show or Two-Timing Tim? Even if you haven't, here are ten signs you should run for your l...

Are These The Worst Type Of Online Daters?

BuzzFeed | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

Few things make us sadder than romantic rejection and unrequited love. When you want someone and they don't want you back, it stings. But in the world...

Bad Date? This App Could Help You Escape

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Women

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most people have been there, trapped on an awkward date that is going nowhere. But relief could be on the way with a new app that...

I Went on a Date, and Everything Went Wrong: A True Story

Max Fox | Posted 08.22.2012 | Comedy
Max Fox

I threw up blood in a movie theatre then ended up sleeping on the roof of my house after leaving the ER, and that was the end of the worst date I've ever been on.