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About The Single Society: We bringing you the hilarious, horrible, and awkward real-life stories from women currently navigating the world of online dating in New York City.


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Profile Pics Women Shouldn't Use On Dating Apps: Tips And Tricks

In the digital dating era, finding a meaningful relationship behind the screen of your smartphone can be an undoubtedly daunting task. With the overwhelming plethora of dating apps and profiles men and women have to siphon through at any given time, it is particularly difficult to make a solid impression. In the quest to garner attraction from the opposite sex, many women in this generation have fallen victim to the horrible disease that is being basic as f*ck, and quite frankly, the madness needs to stop. Together with The Single Society, we bring you the 8 profile pictures women really need to stop using on dating apps—in our humble opinions. 

profile pictures women shouldn't use on dating apps - cover pic pop art woman taking selfie making a duck face "this sexy duck face is sure to find me a quality man" The epidemic duck face unfortunately taken over planet. Girls think they appear playful and sexy, but reality, comes off slightly desperate attention seeking
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My Dating Nightmare: Guy Was A Holier-Than-Thou Homophobe

Ever gone on a date with a raging homophobe? If so, you'll know how painfully awkward it is. If not, this woman will walk you through her bad experience, with no details spared. Together with The Single Society, we bring you the latest tale of dating debauchery in NYC, where women attempt to navigate their way through the minefield of lunatics out there, to try and find the one. It's not easy, but hey, at least bad dates make great stories, right?

pop art illustration of man praying - woman describing how guy wanted his wife to be a virgin | "He told me that he prefers his wife to be a virgin, because he feels that a woman should be pure when she gives herself to her husband, or else why wear a white dress? TOGETHER WE CAN PRAY THE AWAY!
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Dating Nightmares: Women Reveal Worst First Dates With Cheapskate Douchebags

Ah, that awkward, age-old debate of who should pay on a first date. Some argue that splitting the bill is best, because hi, welcome to equality. Others believe that chivalry and feminism can peacefully coexist. They maintain that although a woman should always offer to pay her half, men are expected to decline the offer politely and insist on paying. But no one talks about secret option C, where the guy flat-out refuses to pay at all.

Together with The Single Society, we bring you stories from real women who went on dates with total cheap-ass douchebags. From those who refuse to leave a tip to those who try sneaking their own alcohol into bars, these stories reveal the worst type of men to go on a date with. Guys, frugality is not a cute look on a first date. Ladies, have you experienced cheap ass first dates?

stories of first dates with cheapskate douchebags - cover pic pop art pic of man look at empty wallet | l had a date at Starbucks, but when I arrived, the guy was already holding a cup of coffee from McDonald's. He told me Starbucks coffee was too expensive for him, so I had to wait in line to buy myself a coffee.
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Dating Nightmares: Women Reveal Real-Life Humiliating First Date Moments

Going on a first date is nerve-wracking enough, but when you throw in a bout of bad karma, some food poisoning, and a period or two, you're in for a nightmare of an experience. Together with The Single Society, we bring you real-life tales of humiliating moments that women have suffered on first dates, and the cringe factor is next-level sh*t. Honestly, you couldn't make this stuff up!

stories of humiliating first date moments - cover pic pop art image of woman description of getting period blood on white cushions while on date | I met a guy on Bumble and we were having drinks on a couch on a rooftop. I got up to go to the bathroom and I had my period all over the white cushions.
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My Dating Nightmare: Guy Stuffs His Face, Leaving Me Starving

There is a certain unspoken etiquette when it comes to dating, of which most people are aware. From showing up on time to the date and not speaking only about yourself, these are often the things that determine whether or not there will be a second date. But some people have no idea how to conduct themselves on dates, leaving the person on the receiving end totally baffled! When will these guys learn?!

Together with The Single Society, we bring you the latest real horror story of the online dating scene in New York City, and this time it's about a guy who thought a work event was the perfect place for a first date. After eating in front of the poor starving girl, he tried (and failed to get them free food. He sounds like a real keeper, eh?

pop art illustration of man eating burger and story of how he ate a slider without giving it to his hungry date | An acquaintance of Marc's approached us with two delectable sliders on his cocktail napkin. I was salivating. He handed one to Marc, who shoved the entire thing straight into his mouth. Wow, what a gentleman.
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My Dating Nightmare: The Worst Dating Habits Of Each Zodiac Sign

You might think that it's simply down to luck (or lack thereof), that your poor romantic choices keep you trapped in the never-ending dating loop of doom. But what if there was a little more to it than sheer boredom, horniness, and some bad experiences? What if your bad dating habits were cosmically driven, and your destiny was actually written in the stars? Courtesy of The Single Society, check out what your zodiac sign exposes about your questionable dating habits, and see how much you relate to these harsh, but honest revelations. And remember, you can always change your destiny... 

Worst dating habits according to your zodiac signs
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My Dating Nightmare: Guy Was 45 Minutes Late, Then Wouldn't Pay For Drinks

Rule number one when you're on a date is to always keep cool and give a good impression. Even if you're raging inside, never ever EVER show it on the outside. It's not a good look. Rule number two? Don't be a cheapskate. Again, not a good look. 

In our latest tale of dating debacles from real women in NYC, brought to us by The Single Society, it seems like this guy missed both those memos. Big time! The dating world is a tough one, but hey, at least bad dates make good stories, right? 

pop art illustration of guy shaking fist - funny story about guy who argued with manager and brought his own bottle of wine to bar | He argued with the manager, then slipped his bottle of wine under the table cloth, deviously attempting to open it with a miniature pocket knife on his key chain.
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My Dating Nightmare: Man-Child ONLY Spoke About Race Cars, Then Threw Insults At Me

Together with The Single Society, we're back with yet another hilariously awkward dating fail. This time, meet Aaron, the self-obsessed man-child, who could ONLY speak about race cars. And if you've ever been on a date with a guy who wouldn't STFU about himself (so, probably all of you!) then you'll relate to this latest tale of dating debauchery the most.

pop art illustration of guy at desk dreaming about a car - funny story about bad date and how he didn't stop talking about race cars "He wouldn't shut. the. F*CK. UP about race cars. He was looking for a woman to support his passion by taking on all financial responsibilities and give up on having kids. All for his budding racing career."
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My Dating Nightmare: Guy Was A Compulsive Liar, Still Living At His Parents

Let's face it, we've all told one or two white lies on a date to make ourselves seem a little more impressive than we really are. But there's a big difference between a white lie and a straight-up gigantic untruth. That, if I'm not mistaken, is called compulsive lying. Not cool guys, not cool. 

Together with The Single Society, we bring you this latest online dating horror story about a compulsive liar from Connecticut who was nothing like he appeared on Tinder... 

pop art illustration of guy in car - funny story about bad date and all the things he lied about | "He spoke about his debilitating ADHD, his dates with several women who went to rehab for alcohol abuse, and how he has never left the country, and has ZERO desire to so."
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My Dating Nightmare: Guy's 40-Year-Old Roommate Saw Me Naked

As many of you can attest, one-night stands can be awkward at the best of times. But when your hookup of choice's roommate shares his bedroom with another guy, you've got yourself a whole new level of uncomfortable morning chit-chat. Welcome to the latest in our series of hilarious, horrible, and awkward real-life dating stories from women currently navigating the world of online dating in New York City.

pop art illustration about awkwardness of NYC one-night stand - funny story about guy's roommate seeing her naked in the morning | IT'S BEEN TOO LONG SINCE I FELT MORTIFYING REGRET OF A ONE NIGHT STAND l woke up and found myself standing completely naked in front of a strange man almost equally as exposed as I was save for his tighty whities sleeping on the futon.
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My Dating Nightmare: Real Women Reveal Their Crazy Summer Hookups

Most of us have had a summer romance or two, filled with drunken nights on the beach, sex under the stars, and inevitable raging hangovers the next morning. There's something about being abroad that brings out the adventurous side of us all, making us do things we would never do back home and giving us memories that will last forever. vacation hookups are the best, and the memories they leave us with usually last forever. There's something about being abroad that brings out the adventurous side in us all, and together with The Single Society, we bring you stories from real women who told us their craziest summer hookup accounts, sex and all. 

women reveal crazy summer hookups - cover image “While camping in a remote area on the Great Wall of China, I hit it off with a guy. We wandered off by ourselves, one thing led to another and before I knew it I was bent over. Yes, I had sex on the Great Wall of China.”
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My Dating Nightmare: Bad One-Night Stand Insisted On Cooking Naked In My Kitchen

Have you ever had a really bad one-night stand? Ever woken up next to someone and wished you could erase the whole night of mediocre sex with a less than average stranger? Well, if you have, you're not alone. Together with The Single Society, we bring you the funniest, most awkward, and painful first date stories from real women in New York City. 

This one features Liam, a handsome accountant who overstayed his welcome the next morning and refused to put any underwear on. Read on, and be horrified!

Story of Bad One-Night Stand Who Insisted On Cooking Naked In My Kitchen - cover image "I found liam stark naked cooking breakfast, testicles pressed up against the knobs of my oven." | YOUR BALLS ARE DISGUSTING AND DON'T WANT TO SEE THEM
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My Nightmare Date Put My Number Online For Strangers To Send Me Inappropriate Pics

We've all had bad dating experiences, but has your story ever been published as a blog? Together with The Single Society, we're bringing you tales of shocking dating disasters from real women living in New York City. From the ridiculous to the cringe-worthy, to the depressingly obscene, we've got it all. So if you think you've had a bad date before, buckle up and read on because this one really takes the cake. 

story about bad online dating fails - cover image woman describes how she received inappropriate pics after number was posted on Craigslist and doxxed | "l began receiving an overwhelming amount of d*ck pics from unknown numbers. Someone had posted an ad on Craigslist with my phone number saying I was down to f*ck tonight."
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My Dating Nightmare: Guy Bailed, Then Licked My Face ON PURPOSE

Dating can be fun — after all, meeting new people, discovering new places to eat, seeing the sites of your city are objectively all good things. But as we all know, dating can also be a total sh*tshow, and anyone who has navigated the world of online dating can attest to having to kiss many a weird/ creepy/ rude/ f*ckboy frog before finding their prince. But with each frog comes an entertaining story, and together with The Single Society, we bring you the latest tale of hilarious, horrible, and awkward real-life stories from women in New York City currently navigating the world of online dating.

story about bad online dating fails - cover image woman describes guy who tried to kiss her and then licked her face | "Craig went in for a kiss. I awkwardly turned my head. He came in for what I thought was another kiss...Then slowly ran his tongue right up my nose. I could feel his wet slobber drench my face."
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My Dating Nightmare: Guy Was A Broke, Recovering Porn Addict

Dating isn't exactly a walk in the park and for every rare great date you have, there's always a plethora of bad dates to balance it out. We've all been there and everyone can recall a really bad date. Together with The Single Society, we bring you the worst of the digital dating era and feature stories from real women who are navigating the minefield of dating apps in New York City. This one's about a recovering pornography addict and it's a porn-NO thank you from us!

woman reveals bad date about guy with porn addiction cover image guy dragging bag of baggage | AND THAT IS HOW I ENDED up BROKE AND IN THERAPY! "He disclosed how his debilitating addiction to porn had caused him to lose his job and ultimately ruin his life."
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My Dating Nightmare: Dude Lived In A Minivan And Asked To Shower At My Place

The trials and tribulations of dating in New York is a never-ending storybook of awkward and hilarious. Together with The Single Society, we bring you some of those stories from real women in NYC in their attempt to navigate their way through finding love in the digital era. We embrace the good, the bad, and the downright ugly of modern dating, but also get some laughs along the way. So pull up a chair, grab a glass of wine, and enjoy this woeful tale of dating debauchery. 

woman reveals bad date about guy who lived in minivan and wanted to use her shower cover image of man asking woman to use her shower | IT WAS LOVELY MEETING you CAN PLEASE USE YOUR SHOWER?
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