The Waiter

Where we met: Happn (makes a change) Attraction:  On the evening of the date I was feeling a little poorly and my sister had come over to look after me (“Debbie you just choked up a lung” – “I can’t cancel I’m on a tight schedule with these dates” – “you are going to make […]

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The Pity Date

#6 The Marine Cont. Where we met: In a coffee shop two years ago, I’d had strong recommendations from mutual friends. Attraction: . We decided to spontaneously meet up (I’d been stood up) on a Thursday evening, I was feeling a little low (suicidal) after a string of unfortunate dates. “I’ll be there in two […]

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The Armageddon Of First Dates

The Who’s Dating Who Date? Cont. Where we met: Whilst I was meant to be on a double date with his friend and he with mine. Attraction: Everything.   The Day after the date: I wasn’t feeling well… So I popped outside for a breath of fresh air (and projectile vomited all over the entrance […]

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The Marine

Where we met: Tinder Attraction: Whilst casually swiping on one of those cold (lonely, I hate my life) Sunday evenings… …I stumbled across Jack, a Royal Marine: “Laura look at this guy!?!” “Are there any of his face?” “Well I spose he’s alright… Debbie, did you just super like?” “Yeah, why?” “Not sure he’s worth […]

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The Stalker

Where we met: Every type of communication available in the 21st Century. Attraction: He seemed keen.   For my fifth date I decided to get in contact with an “old flame.” We’d never met in real life before, but I knew he was interested (from his “I will probably hide you in my basement for a […]

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The Who’s Dating Who Date?

The Potions Master Cont. How We Met: Networking (I put my number in his phone whilst on another date.) Attraction: Thought it would be funny? “Merryn, what you doing on Wednesday night?” “Anything that doesn’t involve you.” “We’re going on a date with a Bartender called Dave – he’s bringing a friend. You’re coming.” Evening […]

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The Rugby Lad

Where we met: Facebook – People you may know (it’s a dark place). Attraction:    He seemed keen to meet up (he liked every picture of me in a bikini) and commented on a few photos (“face: 5/10 – norks: 11”). We decided to go to the cinema (no conversation necessary) and as the date […]

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