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“Getting My Act Together”????

Recently, as part of a comment about ending things with M, a reader mentioned that it sounded like I was getting my act together.  It was meant, I suppose, as a compliment. I’ve been thinking about it ever since.  I guess I don’t see how telling M that he blew it was getting my act […]

Finding the Right Words

First, Thank you. Thank you to everyone who sent emails/messages over the last few days.  And thank you for coming back and checking in on the blog after my little temper tantrum on Friday. I was in a bad place.  I took a couple of days off to think and to live and it helped. […]

Ugh

So… First off, I think I might turn the comments off for this post. I just don’t think I can deal. My life has taken some seriously strange twists and turns in the last couple of years.  If I were to sit down and have a “catch up” talk with an old friend who I […]
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Singles

I was brave this weekend.  I walked into a party, by myself, knowing that I probably wouldn’t know a single person there. I was invited by someone I’d been trying to connect with for ages (she was the host). But other than her, someone I’d never actually met, I had no idea who might be […]

It Doesn’t Get Any Easier

I was at a friend’s 39th birthday party last night.  I told her “welcome to the club, it’s a good club”.  And I meant it.  39′s been a heck of a lot more interesting, so far, than 29 was.  And I’m eagerly looking forward to my 40th birthday in a few months. But as much […]