Real stories about dating and relationships in New York City. Truth is more interesting than fiction.

Love, Money, Sex and Other Complications

Today’s post is one of those rambling, all over the place messes where I try to tie a bunch of things together into one coherent theme. Lots of parentheses and tangents ahead. You’ve been warned. The weather in NYC has been freakishly warm and I’ve been taking advantage of it. I’ve been forcing myself, no […]

No More Crappy First Dates

People keep asking me about my dating life. It’s been a long time since I’ve written about a recent date, here. There are a few reasons for that. All falling under the theme – nothing worth writing about. I’d thought I’d met someone interesting, way back in the fall, before I got sick. Not much had […]

Heaven Knows I’m Not Miserable Now

Yesterday. I was sitting on my sofa reading. And then I got up to get something to drink. I paused as I walked back to my seat. It was the middle of the afternoon and pale winter sunlight was streaming in. Something about the quality of the light made me stop and really look around. […]

The Right Answer

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this before – I love eavesdropping. I mean, how can you not?  Real life is so much more interesting than fiction. Stranger and funnier and much more bizarre. Depending on your perspective, I guess. New York City is an awesome place for eavesdropping. Unlike other places, we’re out in the open […]

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

I’m lucky to have some pretty awesome friends. Awesome and talented. Awesome and talented in ways that I am so not. It took me a year of living and working in my new apartment before I could figure out what I might want it to look like – furniture and decoration wise. That stuff just […]