Awful Truths About Dating That No One Ever Expects…UGH

Awful Truths About Dating That No One Ever Expects…UGH

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Dating in today”s environment presents all sorts of hurdles. People don”t just “ask someone out.” Instead, they Tinder, use dating apps, or date online. That separation gives all of us the ability to craft and hone and perfect profiles… and deceive all would be suitors into thinking we”re awesome.

Perhaps if we”d known these 16 online dating truths ahead of time, we”d do a little better and save ourselves the heartbreak.

1. Online dating isn”t quick.

Online dating isn

2. In fact… it takes FOREVER to find “the one.”

In fact... it takes FOREVER to find

3. Some people make things easier by putting up weird photos.

Some people make things easier by putting up weird photos.

4. Some display their “smartness” to help us filter.

Some display their

5. Others well… send interesting messages.

Others well... send interesting messages.

6. Sometimes people can be a little TOO honest.

Sometimes people can be a little TOO honest.

7. Others lie by omission.

Others lie by omission.

8. Some guys fit the very definition of creepy.

Some guys fit the very definition of creepy.

9. Others are Stage-5 clingers.

Others are Stage-5 clingers.

10. Leaving you with only a few options…

Leaving you with only a few options...

11. … a bunch of taken people.

... a bunch of taken people.

12. …and conspiracy theorist virgins.

...and conspiracy theorist virgins.

13. Oh, and the occasional wanna-be murderer.

Oh, and the occasional wanna-be murderer.

14. Maybe we should just give up. There”s more to life, right?

Maybe we should just give up. There

(via Guff)

So, the next time you see an attractive person on Tinder who says they like long walks on the beach, sold their startup for $50 million, and loves spending money on their significant other?

RUN.