25/08/2015 11:48 BST | Updated 25/08/2015 11:59 BST

Worst First Date Stories On AskReddit Prove Dating Is A Minefield

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Man with engagement ring proposing his girlfriend in a restaurant

First dates are a tricky affair.

It’s often difficult to know what’s appropriate, and what’s not.

How not to come off as creepy. And how to show just enough interest, but not too much interest, if you catch my drift.

It’s a veritable minefield.

As these almost too terrible to be true stories from a recent AskReddit thread prove without doubt.

*Graphic warning*

Plain creepy

Poor marketing ploy


Untrustworthy (and plain weird)