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20 cringe-worthy quotes from Halifax dates 

Dirty little secrets from our Sex + Dating survey.

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We asked Haligonians the most cringe-worthy thing someone had ever said to then on a date, and are still squirming reading your answers. Somehow, 65% of our survey respondents said they'd had sex on a first date and 85% said they'd never skipped out on a bad date and yet, these Smooth Operators walk among us.


"I’ve always wanted to do a milf.”

“Do you want to hear my go-to audition monologue?” which they then performed, in public.

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"Your kids STILL come over?"

“It’s a good thing you’re a lifeguard because I’m drowning in your eyes…”

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“You’d be hotter if you had tattoos”

How they don’t normally like bigger girls but will "make an exception because of my face."

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“I have a boyfriend, we’re both dating people.”

“That work uniform you always wear doesn’t do your body any good”

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“Are you a feminist?”—like it was a bad thing

White blonde dropped the N-Word nonchalantly at a restaurant. (I’m white too.)

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Any variant of, "You have nice _____, I'd love to ______ it/them”.

Started talking about his ex and how much he missed her. Then he started crying. I had to comfort him and talk him down. This was a first (and last) date.

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