Dating your boss
Each slot corresponds to a particular type of plate or bowl (Note: the related dishes had to be bought separately from the kitchen reno, but as he explained, that would be a “one-time purchase”).After eating on these dishes, the user would put it into the appropriate slot where it would go into the wall, get washed, dried and put away. ” I responded, trying to catch our server’s eye (I wasn’t about to stick him with the bill for my drinks after a short AF date that ended with me bailing).Strike one: He said he preferred to spend his money on experiences rather than things.I agreed, and started talking about my love of travel—at which point, he interrupted me to say I probably “still owned Uggs though”…The date ended with a somewhat unwanted sloppy kiss beside my parents’ van in the parking lot, and a strong desire to never see this human being again. I’d let it slip where I worked, which was a fair distance from where I met him where he lived. Once he got hired, I requested shift times that did not overlap with his. When I was 17, this guy from the high school across town would not stop texting me.A week later, he appeared at my place of employment… Eventually, he got fired for harassing a client, which I warned my boss about at the time. I wasn’t super into him, but when you’re 17, WTF do you know?
At that point, I realized I didn’t need to wait for three strikes.
After hearing a few success stories, I decided to give it a shot again.
I was 24 and living with my parents and figured new year, new me, right? My Tinder date, first of all, showed up to our date spot—a Timothy’s Cafe—unfashionably 30 minutes late.
And then he did—wearing grey sweatpants and a Bob Marley t-shirt.
We sat down in a booth and he immediately starting talking about everything from his childhood to his job. Clear that this wasn’t going to be a two-way conversation, I went into interview mode. Between deadbeat dudes, f-ck boys (we’re looking at you, Dean), ghosting and straight-up terrible first impressions, getting to know someone romantically can leave you feeling… Just watch any season of if you need further proof.If you’ve ever felt like love is a battlefield loaded with shitty dudes waiting to stomp on your heart while making you pick up the cheque (or at the very least waste your precious time), have no fear—we’ve been there. 3, FLARE staff have generously shared their most terrible dating stories.From not-so-discreet hook-up requests to poop-stained PJ pants, here are tragic things that have happened to us IRL.