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

What the @#$%

I did end up sending a reply to that guy I went out with in the wintertime, the one who sent a message to my online personals account asking me how I was doing (we went out a few times, he was kind of a jerk to me).  I have this weird disease that compels […]

Online Dating Etiquette

First, a bit of catch up.  I am woefully sick right now.  I’ve been struck down by an early autumn cold.  It’s been going around my office and it’s my turn.  I’m a coughing, sneezing mess.  I had to cancel/reschedule my date with Downtown Guy plus a couple of first dates I was supposed to […]

Off Topic

I have more tales of lies and dysfunction for you and will write another one up later today or tomorrow. I hope you are enjoying them. I find the theme cathartic. And hey, I would love it if more of you would share your stories. There’s something about knowing that this stuff happens to everyone, […]

Dating Update

The Writer seems to have dropped out of the race.  I say seems because I received an odd, “I’m not ignoring you, I’m just working on constructing an email” email just yesterday. I don’t know what that’s about.  We haven’t even met yet.  Sounds like some kind of drama.  Pity, I had high hopes for […]
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Constructing a Life

He was a decent guy. I mean decent in all of the traditional ways. He was close to his family, socially aware and seemed to be full of genuine goodwill towards his fellow man. Plus he was cute as hell, a drummer and spoke perfect French (yeah, I’m enough of an elitist – I’m learning […]