How I Met Your Father: the one with the indecent Valentine’s Day text

Kids, Valentine’s Day tends to bring out the downright nasty in Tinder daters. As the great Dothraki would say: In 2019, things were no different. David and I had swiped right on each other, prompting what I assumed would be a mutually respectful exchange. I was wrong. SO wrong. My grandfather passed notes to my […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one with the Tinder deserter

Kids, in the lead up to Women’s Day 2018, I matched with a visiting American tour guide, Mike*, on Tinder. After a brief hello, how are yous , how’s your day going and a “Your gorgeous” (I’d over looked his atrocious spelling when I really shouldn’t have!) compliment, Mike asked me out for drinks and […]

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How I Met Your Father: online dating horror stories from my friends

Kids, it’s easy to assume that I’m being over-dramatic about my online dating horror stories …I’ll admit, I do have a talent for telling stories. But… When checking in with my female friends during 2018, I discovered that mine were not the only tales of the good, the bad and the downright ugly. Here are […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one with the fetish guy

Kids, after the Kevin Hart lookalike who caught feelings because of my amazing “Indian Malay” looks in 2017, I thought I’d put the Fetishism shit behind me. Sigh… 2018 brought with it Mr I am a low-key racist and freak on Tinder. Meet Steve,30, a brunette and newly returned to Cape Town from London. A Saturday morning […]

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