It was awful and awkward but I saw the funny side of it.
Do you think apps like Tinder and Bumble have made it easier or harder?
Louise, a twentysomething from Suffolk, has bilateral sensorineural hearing loss of a severe-to-profound nature.
This means that she has "rubbish" (her word) hearing in both ears and, in order to converse, relies on both hearing aids and lip reading. The hearing aids obviously don't fix or make up for the hearing loss, they amplify all sounds.
Between dating apps and ghosting, f**k boys and breadcrumbing, it's a wonder that population growth hasn't stalled thanks to how flipping hard it can be to meet anyone you'd like to do anything more with than shake hands.
Hearing loss affects 11 million people in the UK – that's around one in six of us.
On Monday, POF founder, Markus Frind, announced to members that the site will be undergoing some major changes.