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But before you go out and commit yourself to a whole evening of bad dating, why not familiarise yourself with some of the ‘red flags’ of a bad date.

Users on question-and-answer website Quora shared some of their biggest dating bugbears.

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Too much humor is usually a sign that the person is insecure and uncomfortable with being vulnerable, which could lead to problems with emotional intimacy down the road.

The humor is used to distract.” Marital status: “separated”: This one isn’t necessarily a deal breaker.

And, like many other online offerings, the "product" received may not always be what was advertised.

So improve your chance of success by keeping an eye out for the following red flags as you sort through potential date’s profiles: Photos: Photos can tell you a lot about a potential date.

But Dan Neuharth, licensed marriage and family therapist, says “you need to find out just how separated he is.

He may be legitimately finished with his marriage emotionally, but the paperwork isn't final. They may be on a trial separation, seeking variety, or way too fresh from a bad relationship to date seriously.” And if the person is still talking about their ex, that’s a red flag. Another one should be added: When a woman says her children come first, over everything else. However, to me, it means I am going to get stood up a lot; that when I am with someone they aren’t going to give me their undivided attention when we aren’t with her kids; and that a woman isn’t really interested in a relationship and is hiding behind her kids.

Dating can be an anxious time for the most confident of people.