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11 of the hardest struggles of dating in Dublin

… eh, is this even a date…?

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN dating in Dublin and elsewhere are plain to see.

1. Finding someone you have no connection with is virtually impossible

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Oh, you know my cousin James’ ex girlfriend’s brother’s mother’s sister? Of course you dooooo.

2. As is avoiding them if things go south

Dublin is a SMALL place and they are now forever in your sights.

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3. Sometimes, the trouble is actually leaving at all

4. Tinder has basically taken over

If you’re not on it, your dating prospects are limited.

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5. Which makes things even less romantic

6. In fact, dates are rarely even a thing

We go seeing each other casually aka ‘hanging out’ > in a relationship. Are dates a thing when you’re in a relationship? At not one point is anyone asked out or is an official date set.

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NOBODY KNOWS, LOVE.

7. It’s tough to find something to do that isn’t booze or food related

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So… crazy golf again?

8. Alcohol facilitates most social interactions

The sad truth, but you’re probably gonna have to wait until the third pint before you start getting flirty.

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9. The cost of having a nice date is two months pay

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… and that’s only the drinks.

10. Compliments are tough to come by

In fact, the person likely has no interest in you if they keep complimenting you.

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11. The county you’re from can make or break you when it comes to the All Ireland

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WHY. WHY DOES IT MEAN SO MUCH?

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