I cringed 14) A man who stole the sugar sachets from the cafe we were having a coffee in. It was as if someone flicked a switch at that moment.

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• My date ‘encouraged’ me to share the $100 steak for two.

It was delicious, but he proceeded to pick out every single piece of fat from his mouth and made a pile of it on the side of his plate.

But the manatee was actually dead, and the body ended up falling apart and she was covered in dead manatee slime and someone had to fish her out and clean her up.

After some words of consolation from me about how fucked up that experience must have been, she told me she made it up, and every other story she had told me that night, because she likes making up stories.

Reader, I blocked him 10) On picking me up for a first date he produced a picture from his wallet of a model in a wedding dress.

He then showed it to my mum and told her that was the dress he imagined his future wife wearing.

Sometimes a date is so bad you just want to run away screaming.

That’s what these Mumsnet users wanted to do, after revealing their worst date stories on the parenting website.

• The seemingly bohemian alt industrial-music dj was still enough of a “nice jewish girl” that she insisted our first meeting be a dinner with her mother at an Italian chain restaurant in the Valley.

• I am pretty good at not going out on dates unless I am fairly certain that I have picked someone I am at least a little compatible with, but at one point, I ended up going out with a girl to a cafe, where she had secretly invited her friends, who, it turns out, were mostly just AA buddies, and the next thing I knew, I was at an AA meeting.

21) We were in Pizza Express and he ordered a side salad and expected me to eat some!