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11 Comics That Capture The Hell That Is Modern Dating

Because dating is seriously the worst.

18/02/2017 9:12 AM AEDT | Updated 18/02/2017 9:12 AM AEDT

If you’ve had it up to here with nightmare Tinder dates, ghosting and all of the other annoyances that come with modern dating, you’re probably in need of some comic relief.

Enter Cartoons By Hilary. On her Instagram page, 26-year-old cartoonist Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell shares doodles chronicling the highs and lows (but mostly lows) of looking for love in 2017.

Really, who hasn’t had an almost-relationship end like this?

#tgif

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Or rolled their eyes at the “options” out there?

So what I'm saying is things are going well #manicmonday

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In an interview with The Huffington Post, Fitzgerald Campbell said she draws inspiration from her own experiences with frustrating first dates and relationship false starts.

“Whenever something starts, I feel deep down it’s going to end, so it becomes a game of ‘how will I be disappointed this time?’” the Brooklyn-based illustrator said. “I’m starting to sound like a pessimist but I’m actually full of an absurd amount of hope, in life and in relationships.”

For more of Fitzgerald Campbelll’s witty illustrations, scroll down or check out her illustrated book Breaking Up is Hard To Do... But You Could’ve Done Better.

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