15 Tweets About Bad Dates That Are Hilarious, Awkward, & Everything In Between

Going on bad dates is practically a universal experience that everyone will deal with at some point. Well, mostly everyone. If you're one of the few people who hasn't been on a bad date, I'm jealous. Still, most of us understand the agony of a terrible date, and these tweets about bad dates are all you need to remember that you're not alone. Sure, maybe your bad date included one too many racist jokes, or involved a ridiculus amount of stories about their ex. But we've all had our fair share of bad dates, and hearing these stories from real people might help you move on from yours faster.

Whether you went on a bad date with your current partner and it turned out OK, or you were out with a match and it went so terribly you ended up storming out the door, you'll likely relate to at least one of these tweets. Hopefully, no matter where you are in your romantic life right now, you've recovered from that one bad date back in 2014 that ended in regret and a pint of Ben and Jerry's. If enough time has passed that you can properly laugh at what went down without cringing (too much), read on!

1. Get it, Sally.

rlbrauer on Twitter

Honestly, though, if I go on a bad date with you, I fully expect to be paid back for my time wasted listening to you go on and on about celery juice.

2. This is a stunning realization.

thetomluciano on Twitter

What if I'm the bad date and the person on a bad date?

Gulp.

3. Honestly, this is a great way to fizzle out a date naturally.

juliephayer on Twitter

If your date sucks, just try discussing boring topics. That way, if your date is unaware of how badly things are going, they'll get clued in soon enough.

4. Or try this alternative method.

ellomelissa on Twitter

Seriously, don't be afraid to leave a bad date. If it sucks, then there's no point in wasting either one of your time with awkward conversation. Make something up, make a graceful exit, go home, and read that book that's been sitting on your shelf, instead.

5. Also, not a bad idea for ending a date early.

angelabelcamino on Twitter

Although if your date gets excited about this notion and wants to prolong your outing, you might be in a bit of a pickle.

6. Seriously.

cyrinafiallo on Twitter

Truly terrible.

7. Dogs change everything.

keelyflaherty on Twitter

OK, who among us hasn't stayed out on a date or even in a relationship longer than we intended because a dog was involved? We're all guilty.

8. Send help.

cake_jameron on Twitter

If you don't have that one friend on standby to get you out of a bad date, then make that arrangement ASAP.

9. Exactly.

enjoneer01 on Twitter

Always be prepared.

10. OK but why is this so funny?

philorphilip on Twitter

Honestly if I were on a date and someone did this to me, I'd probably laugh out loud, then cry. But still, I'd get the message.

11. So, not everyone wants to hear about my dog's bowel movements?

marissabis on Twitter

He's so cute, though!

12. A spooky escape option.

boobsradley on Twitter

It might freak them out so much that they don't even try to text you again, and you'll have an amazing story, so it's a win-win.

13. Straight out of a movie!

far2icy on Twitter

See? This is why it pays to have a twin.

14. It might get them to leave?

andrewlawrence on Twitter

This might actually be a good tactic if you're just ready for the date to end and they haven't taken the hint.

15. If all else fails, blame the bread.

carbosly on Twitter

Ha! No. Don't do this.

You shouldn't ever feel any pressure to stay out on a bad date if you don't want to. Sure, give them a chance if you're feeling it, but don't force yourself to stay in a situation where you feel uncomfortable. Blame the bread, a family emergency, or just tell them the truth. Bad dates happen, but usually, they're just a stepping stone for a future great relationship with someone else who's more compatible.

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