‘We got down to our underwear, then she pulled out a sex toy’: Readers reveal dating tales

In honour of Valentine’s Day, Weekend readers reveal their most embarrassing, funny cringey, excruciating and — yes, sweet — dating stories

I went out with a guy I’d met on Tinder and we were getting on really well…© Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gillian Halliday and Áine TonerBelfast Telegraph

Around seven years ago I went on my first ever blind date, also the first date I ever went on with someone I’d met online (there’s a reason I’ve never gone on one again since). Both of us had recently been dumped by our respective exes, so it’s fair to say we were both looking for a rebound date/someone to moan to. We had agreed to meet at a Belfast bar and to be fair, we actually got on really well — at the beginning.

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