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I was 18 years old and in my very first relationship. The person I was dating was a year older than I was. Neither of us drove. He lived in the next town. A mutual friend would actually drive us on our dates and we frequently double dated with her. One day, after going to see a movie, my boyfriend thought a romantic place to go would be the McDonalds inside of a walmart. It was not my ideal spot but we all humored him. After he spent a lot of time complaining about his McDonalds not being served to him on the spot and the amount of fries he received my friend and I walked around. He was being a baby and kind of a douche-bag, so we actually left him at Walmart. It was sadly about a forty minute drive away from his hometown. (We basically lived in the middle of no where.) After we left him, we called his mom and told him what he had done and that we had left him there. And his parents had to go and pick him up. We broke up shortly after. Our entire relationship lasted about three months.

The Blind (*wrong) Date

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February 13th, 2013 by Mandy (Elizabeth City NC)

I had a blind date that was set up by a friend. However, although the boy I was to meet for the date was to call first, we missed each others call and so did not get a chance to actually talk before we met. So I showed up for the date not really knowing what to look for since I only had a brief description of my date. However, when I got to the restaurant there was a man sitting at the door waiting for his date. He overheard me on the phone with my friend telling her that I was there and what should I look for. In doing so the man thought I was in fact his date. So he came up and we started talking and then we proceeded to have a seat and order dinner. After we ordered our dinner we started talking and about the shared friend and realized that we actually were not the blind dates that were set up. However, we did find our actual dates and we all ended up eating together.

I had to do a project with a girl in my class, and all during our meeting she talked about the blind date she was going on and how nervous she was. I ended up doing all the work and told her that she was really no help to me. After that, she was very bitchy and threw me some nice insults before she stormed off. That night, me and my friend went on a double date with this girl he liked and her friend. The friend (who was supposed to be for me) was the girl from my class. It went on from there, we didn’t say one word to each other and my friend cant really keep conversation. On top of that, my friend tried to make conversation on how great a friend I was, and that the girl is lucky to have this opportunity with me. Then my friend payed the check and the girl my friend was interested in never called him again. I felt bad but it was probably for the best.

The Third Wheel

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March 21st, 2012 by John (San Diego, California)

So I arranged a first date with a girl who I liked to go to a Padres baseball game. I told a friend, Raul, about it and he suggested that he ask out a girl that he was interested in and we could do a double first date. Now Raul is the friend that everyone in the group knows is an idiot. We all loved him but he wasn’t the guy who you wanted to go with on a date. He did already have four tickets, so I reluctantly accepted. In addition, since we all lived on campus and he had the biggest car he volunteered to drive us all. I should have known better. So the day came and he picked up me and the girl, who had been hanging out. As soon as he gets in the car, his date called and cancelled. Now it was a first date with a girl that I liked, plus the friend who wouldn’t shut up. And it wasn’t just chatter. He talked about all the stuff that guys talk about without girls around; crude sexual jokes, masturbating, other dumb stuff. My night (the game ended up lasting for 3.5 hours) was mainly doing damage control. I barely spoke to my date one on one. By the time the game was over and we got back to my place, I tried to laugh it off as just Raul being Raul, but the damage was done. Suffice to say I never heard from this girl again.

the “college guys”

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September 8th, 2010 by lenny (Rochester, NY, USA)

In college, a friend of mine (who didn’t have a car) asked me if I’d drive him to a date he had several towns over. I didn’t really want to, so I said “sure, if your date has a friend for me,” and thought that was the end of it. The next day, my friend announced that it was now a double date. Despite my misgivings, I drove us to meet the two girls. What I didn’t know at the time, was that they were in high school; my date was about 15 (I was 19). She and my friend’s date spent the whole time gossiping together about the girls at their high school, and imagining what everyone would say when they announced they had been out with two “college guys” over the weekend. Several months later (after I had almost forgotten the whole thing), my friend told me that my date form that evening wanted me to go with her to prom at her high school. Needless to say, I declined.