Dating can be fun, but it’s not always sunshine and roses. While Giannina eventually ended up with the man of her dreams, being complete opposites made for a very rocky start. Austin took a 10-year hiatus after his last relationship before having the courage and energy to date again. Xavier found a girlfriend at his new church but received death threats while dating her. Relationships aren’t perfect because humans aren’t perfect, but some dating stories are serious cautionary tales. What can we learn from them? From the funny to the crazy to the downright dangerous, we walk through real-life rendezvous and romances in hopes of wising up as we mix and mingle.