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

Premature Booty Call

So last night I was lying in bed, reading.  I’m not ashamed to say I was home reading on a Saturday night.  Sometimes I need a break from dating, especially when I’ve been doing a lot of it lately and it doesn’t seem to be getting me anywhere.  Anyway, I was home reading when my […]

Gosh, I’m a Loser

I always say it’s stupid to get your hopes up.  I’ve chastised friends for getting excited about first dates with people they’ve met online.  I mean, the chances of the person being even half as cool in person as they seem online (and/or over the phone) are just so slim. But here I am, completely […]
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Really?

So here’s the deal – necking guy tells me in an email that he wasn’t sure I was into him, was having trouble reading me, and so while he wanted to invite me back to his place for pie (really, he’d made some pie from scratch the day before) he didn’t know how I’d react. […]
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Necking?

Who necks anymore? I’m not even sure the phrase is still in use, but I was on a date last night and I’m pretty sure that’s what we did for a good 20-30 minutes. It was way too rated PG-13 to be called making out or fooling around. All the action was at the neck […]
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I Was Warned Redux

For our second date he asked me out to dinner, in his neighborhood, a long subway ride away from my apartment and an exorbitently expensive nighttime cab ride home. It seemed pretty clear to me that he was thinking I’d spend the night at his place. I accepted his invitation but I promised myself and […]
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