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"Meet a guy online. He asks me to dinner at a tapas place. I agree because I'm bored and he seems nice enough; we'd been texting for a couple weeks and it seemed chill. I get there and he's late to meet me. Looks nothing like his profile (about 100 lbs heavier, bad skin, and is just dressed really sloppily), but I told myself not to be shallow. We are looking over the menu (which was fantastic, btw) and I suggest a few things I'd like to eat and he begins saying he doesn't eat sweet potatoes, aioli, capers, salmon, radish, arugula, kale, balsamic vinegar, etc. - basically all ingredients except for bread, meat, and cheese - and that he won't eat any food if that's what I order. I tell him to get what he wants then and I'll get something for myself. We get our food and he is the messiest eater I've seen in my life, getting crumbs and food bits all over his shirt and the whole table and it was just painful to watch. He also kept insisting I try his food, but I'm pescatarian and lactose intolerant so I declined. At which point he began berating me and my food choices and being a 'picky eater.' They clear our table for dessert and he then gets down on one knee and tries to give me a promise ring because he 'felt a special bond with me and wanted to pledge his life to me' after having met online a few weeks before. Yeah, no thanks.

Politely as I could, I declined, to which he started calling me expletives in the middle of the restaurant and then ugly crying and stormed out. So I had to pay for the terrible date HE asked ME on because I didn't want to accept a pre-engagement ring."