‘I was really nervous about a first date and my best mate stupidly encouraged me to have a couple of drinks to steady my nerves before we met up. Of course I’d hardly eaten anything all day due to nerves, so it went straight to my head. I was really giggly and silly when he picked me up and over the course of the evening; I guess I knocked back quite a few more.
‘I have a vague recollection of the room spinning, slurring my words, being sick in the toilets and being bundled into a taxi. Don’t think I quite made the first impression I meant to. I did leave him an apologetic voice mail the next day but he never returned my call. Can’t blame him really’