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These brilliantly horrifying ‘rejection’ Twitter stories will make you feel better


By Jennifer McShane
12th Nov 2019
These brilliantly horrifying ‘rejection’ Twitter stories will make you feel better

Love life in shreds? Is dating a living nightmare? Perhaps that’s a little OTT, but also: truth. Modern dating is no fairytale; to find a match, a swipe you genuinely click with (no pun intended), takes work. It’s a numbers game and a case of right person, right time.

But, as social media frequently reminds us, you have to deal with some serious blows before you find even a possible contender for The One.

So, exactly how crushing are these blows? Well, a viral Twitter is here to both frighten and horrify you in equal measure as users recount their most soul-crushing rejections, all taken in the name of love.

Some are truly gutting:

Some are so ludicrous it’s hard to believe they actually happened:

Dousing the flame of desire with direct comparisons to family members? Yep, it happens:

Sometimes, it’s not all about romantic relationships either:

Classic evasion techniques also sting:

Unrequited love is never fun tbh:

But sometimes, you know closure helps:

There’s a thread of hundreds of replies if you need a horrifying pick-me-up or should you want to weep in solidarity.

Main photograph: Unsplash