They say you have to kiss a few frogs before you find your prince.
Well, before it gets to the kissing part, you have usually already made up your mind whether or not the person next to you is your future spouse, or another horrible mistake.
If it is the latter, then why waste any more of your time?
There is nothing worse than being trapped in the date from hell so, here are a few handy excuses to keep up your sleeve if an emergency exit is required.
Places to go, people to see
Meet your date early and make sure you have plans for later on in the night. If the date goes well, you can cancel them but, if not, you have an effective escape route.