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Breakup Day

It was a lovely weekend in NYC.  It was sunny and not too warm. Perfect for long walks, alone or otherwise. I was out, enjoying a long walk, when I couldn’t help but notice a couple having a tense argument. They weren’t shouting. In fact, their voices were barely raised at all. But there was […]

And He Lost Me

It seems that, a few weeks ago, I’d given my phone number to a couple of men.  This was back when I was still kinda seeing Mr. Midwest and trying to figure out where that was going. Anyway, these two guys both started calling me in the past week.  Each with his own apologies and […]

One Week Turns Into Two…

It’s was almost two weeks ago when Mr. Midwest and I said our (rather odd) goodbyes. I was happy-ish with the way things ended. And also tired. Of trying. I tried hard. I thought. To do all of the things to “make it work”. Whatever the fuck that means. Like I’ve done so many times […]

Seek and Ye Shall Find

So here’s a funny thought (ok, maybe it’s not so funny): When it comes to dating, we see what we want to see and we find what we’re looking for. No, I’m not trying to be profound.  Just pointing out that when I meet someone new (in whatever circumstance – online, at a party..) and […]

Sex, Sex, Sex (again)

A couple of days ago I got a message from a twitter friend. He’d been listening to the radio and heard some sex stat that didn’t sound quite right to him and he was wondering where it might have come from. Well, I immediately sent him a link to the American Sex Survey, source of […]