This variety may not be "the spice of life", but it is an inevitable reality of dating in general.Even traditional dating was not immune to these variances, back in the days when blind dates existed before online dating.Yeah, nothing says crazy quite like a woman condoning pet voyeurism on a first date.With these negative experiences in mind, do your best to cleanse your palate and come to terms with the fact that these horror stories, truly, are the minority of online dating experiences.Another Buzzfeed reader teaches us the valuable lesson that you don't need a bad first date to have a cringe-inducing online dating experience.This woman in question had been online dating for exactly one day before receiving her first message from Creepy Casanova.
Ian mentioned on his profile that his favorite book was The Great Gatsby.
Sure, there are plenty of bad apples, but there are also gems to be found that can lead to lasting love and relationships.
Here are a few prominent examples of when online dating can turn into something incredible.
With that general caveat out of the way, let's dive into our first horror story.
A Buzzfeed reader describes her first date with a guy she had been chatting with online.