11 people share their brutal and heartbreaking stories of being stood up

Preparing for a date is nerve-wrecking enough as it is, fretting about making small talk and whether to split the bill.

Therefore, getting stood up is one of the worst things that can happen on a first date.

However, the course of love never did run smooth and this cruel situation has happened to many hopeful lovebirds.

Despite this being a frustrating and embarrassing situation, the positive thing is that at least you learned early that your date is not worth your time.

Distractify compiled confessions of people who shared their personal experiences on Whisper.

Some are pretty brutal, check them out in the gallery above.