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We asked for true stories from the Fort Worth singles scene and boy, did you deliver

Star-Telegram readers traumatized us and made us laugh with their dating adventures after we published a story on Monday about Fort Worth’s low ranking as a city for singles.

We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting ones for your reading pleasure.

The anecdotes started out cringey, but tame.

One particular man offended his date, and our newsroom.

This reader’s first Tinder date ever didn’t pan out the way he expected.

And if these stories weren’t weird before, they definitely are now.

Spoiler: She did, in fact, see him again.

Sorry, he did WHAT?

But some folks persevered and found the ones worth waiting for.

Another happy ending!

And perhaps, one in the making?

Diversity reporter Hanaa’ Tameez is curious about what dating and relationships in Tarrant County are like for people of color, LGBTQ and marginalized communities. If you have a story you’d like to share, please email

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