Sometimes, it is a simple case of you being more invested in a date than the other person is or they got nervous and freaked out.
It doesn’t take the sting out of sitting all alone like an idiot for 30 minutes, an hour etc and having people stare at you at a restaurant, bowling alley, theatre play etc with pity in their eyes.
What’s worse is if your date didn’t even have the courtesy to text or call to let you know they cannot make it.
This, you need to understand, is not your fault – someone who does this to you, isn’t the one for you so gather your dignity and let it go.
The next time you get invited on a date, let that person put in all of the hard work and enthusiasm.