Spending too much time on Tinder, Bumble, or Ok Cupid will make any sane person yearn for simpler times.You know, like when singles met potential mates at corn husking bees or whatever.Dating apps have given us unprecedented access to every nut job, borderline sociopath, and bunny boiler in Chicago, and having a nightmarish experience has become some sort of twisted rite of passage. We asked a handful of Chicagoans to share their worst online dating stories, and we were not disappointed.“I’d matched with this guy on Tinder and we quickly discovered that we had a bunch of acquaintances in common, including some high school classmates and old coworkers.
I got the sense that he was trying to instigate some sort of catfight to feed his ego, and I wasn’t going to play into it, so I changed the subject.
"Because it was still fairly early, we decided to visit his neighborhood bar.
As we were walking in, he turned to me and said that he’d asked one of my former classmates about me before our date, adding, ‘Well, let’s just say that I was expecting a "At this point, it was pretty clear that he was attempting to play some type of ridiculous mind game with me.
I wanted to run back out the door, but he quickly grabbed my arm and steered me towards a group of guys.
After quick introductions, he left me standing there with his douchey friends while he made a beeline over to a group of girls and asked them if they wanted a drink -- and no, he never asked me if "He sat there taking shot after shot, while I patiently waited at the other end of the bar like a jackass.