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

Don’t Be Shy

I know you’re out there, I can see your hits. I hope that at least a few of you will share your stories with me/us. Tags: shy

I’ve Never Lied To You

We’d been dating for about 3 weeks and in that time had already seen quite a bit of each other by NYC 30/40 something, busy professional standards. He’d spent the night at my place 3 nights that week and had taken to calling me most mornings as he was on the way to work, to […]


I was asked recently, “Hey [RealName], what’s with the name of your blog? Why is it Sex, Lies and Dating in the City”? There were a few ways I could’ve answered. Two of the most memorable shows/movies with ‘sex’ in the title were Sex, Lies and Videotape and Sex and The City and I just […]

Fun Ride

I just came in from a walk.  While I was out I was listening to Broken English on my iphone. I have a deep and abiding affection for Marianne Faithful.  The Ballad of Lucy Jordan has been one of my favorite songs for years and today I found myself singing along and replaying it over […]


Writing in response to my Circling Back Around entry a few days back, cjwss suggested that I come up with some kind of hierarchy of categories, as right now I am assessing every guy I go out with as an applicant for future life partner status. So first, some clarification from me.  I absolutely am looking […]
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