Images That Perfectly Capture Just How Screwed Up Our Dating Pool REALLY Is

Let’s all take a moment to remember those terrible first dates, shall we? Actually, go ahead and play the highlight reel as you take a look at these pictures that prove the dating world definitely isn’t getting any better! To be honest, there’s nothing we can do but laugh.

You might say, our choices for potential mates are limited…

… really, no matter which way you look at it.

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Then there’s the people who make sure to ruin it for everyone with an awful image.

Thank you kindly for that. Engrained in my mind forever.

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We might have regressed when it comes to priorities.

It’s no longer, “I can’t wait for you to meet my parents.” It’s turned into “I can’t wait for you to meet my cat.”

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Of course, we could never forget online profile liars swimming the dating pool.

Oh, you agreed to take out a sleek and sexy Audi Friday night? Nope. Here’s your mid ’90’s Hyndai. Enjoy.

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Our definition of ‘long term relationship?’

He’s serious too.

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As the saying goes, one window closes…

…another one opens. Just don’t let the cats climb out of it.

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Online dating for women vs. for men:

Yup. Seems pretty accurate.

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We’ve been pushed to the point of no return.

Clearly, we’re not afraid to try anything. And by that, we really do mean … anything.

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You could say our social skills are lacking.

Almost like a ‘they clearly meant ‘yes’ even though they said ‘no’ type of situation.’

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We can’t even recognize the same loser ‘bro’ that keeps showing up!

O. Dear. God. Well, it’s too late for her! Save yourselves!

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When it’s ‘not you, it’s me’ …

… but you both know it’s really you.

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What a dream come true!

A murky, garbage-ridden, creepy, shallow death of a dream.

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The super slim pickings have forced us to look elsewhere for company.

Seriously though, why is no one funding this yet?

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Chivalry? Not a chance. But meet the next best thing.

Here’s his deadbeat, couch potato, nevered showered brother.

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We’re having to make sacrifices, to say the least.

And this is just one pythagorean theorem within the world of dating. Excited?

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