Category Archives: Your Awful Stories

Your Awful Story Olympics IX

There will be only one Awful Story Olympic Medal this month, kids. When you read it, you’ll understand why.  In my months of writing this site and years of Internet dating personally, I have never encountered an email so bizarre, … Continue reading

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Women vs. Short Guys Revisited

Most posts I write get three comments. Women vs Short Guys: Dating’s Fiercest Battleground, my daring exploration of the dark world that is tiny dude daters, has received sixty-five. It’s been republished by at least five other outlets and been read by … Continue reading

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Your Awful Story Olympics VIII

Great work this month, gang. Your lives are really fucked up, and I appreciate that so much. Thanks for being you. The worst thing that happened to my beloved readers this month… The Bronze Hey B, your site cracks me … Continue reading

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Your Awful Story Olympics VII

Honestly, I don’t know what to do. For seven months we’ve done the Awful Story Olympics, and for seven months we’ve had definitive Gold, Silver, and Bronze medal winners. And by “winners”, I mean people got to see a picture … Continue reading

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Your Awful Story Olympics VI

Whenever I am about to attend a summer BBQ, as most of us will this weekend, I look forward to it as a great opportunity to meet women. Not that I ever really meet women in the place you’re supposed … Continue reading

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Your Awful Story Olympics V

As we embark on Memorial Day weekend, what better time to look back and remember the horrible dates of our past? Well, your past, actually. The horrible dates of my past are far too numerous to confine to one weekend. … Continue reading

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Your Awful Story Olympics IV

You think it’s hard picking up a girl in English, try doing it in another language. I had the good fortune this weekend to find myself across from a fetching young girl from Belgium and a very normal New York … Continue reading

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Your Awful Story Olympics III

Received one of my all-time favorite emails today. From a Vlad507104, with no picture, but any woman named Vlad has got to be a looker, right? (S)he writes… Are you online now? I am so sorry I don’t remember you … Continue reading

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Advice from the Idiot: Your Questions Answered!

You keep writing and asking for my advice on how to Internet date successfully. I don’t know what more I have to do to convince you that I am not the person for this task. Last week, a girl I’ve … Continue reading

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Your Awful Story Olympics, Vol. 2

It’s been a month since our last edition of the Awful Story Olympics, so how about we pop open the computer mailbag and see what falls out? Awards for the craziest emails I’ve received in the last thirty days… The … Continue reading

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