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Is it cool to bring up bad online dates on a first date?

You know when you’re on a first date, you’re hitting it off, and suddenly you feel an urge to talk about all of the comically bad online dates you’ve had until that point?

We’ve all been there, and we all understand the impulse to want to convey that yes, it’s rough out there, but you’ve lucked out because I AM TOTALLY NORMAL. At the same time, as one online dater put it: You know what the common denominator is on all those dates? You.

For this episode of SWIPED, our new series about online dating etiquette, we asked Fusion staffers and a few experts: Is it clever—or rude—to talk about bad online dates while on a date? Watch and learn.

Have questions of your own? Shoot them my way at sexandlife@fusion.net. And check out Fusion’s special The Search for Sexy for more on how we date today.

Is it cool to bring up bad online dates on a first date?

You know when you’re on a first date, you’re hitting it off, and suddenly you feel an urge to talk about all of the comically bad online dates you’ve had until that point?

We’ve all been there, and we all understand the impulse to want to convey that yes, it’s rough out there, but you’ve lucked out because I AM TOTALLY NORMAL. At the same time, as one online dater put it: You know what the common denominator is on all those dates? You.

For this episode of SWIPED, our new series about online dating etiquette, we asked Fusion staffers and a few experts: Is it clever—or rude—to talk about bad online dates while on a date? Watch and learn.

Have questions of your own? Shoot them my way at sexandlife@fusion.net. And check out Fusion’s special The Search for Sexy for more on how we date today.

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