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

Dear Universe, Please Let the Bedroom Walls Be Thick

So last night I was lying in bed, exhausted from packing all day, when I heard my next door neighbor sneeze. And then it hit me, OMG please let my new apartment have thick walls. Please, oh please, oh please. As I’ve written about before, one of the issues with my current apartment is that […]

Moving On

I’m in the process of packing up my apartment and moving. Well…I should be packing. I started to before I got sick.  And then I stopped and had to delay the move until I got better. Which is just classic. I spent months looking for a new home. MONTHS, no exaggeration. And then another couple […]

For Starters, We Need a Translator

So, I’ve told a bunch of people about this already and as is typical of my life a) people don’t agree on how I should proceed b) I’m kinda on the fence. I’d told Mr. Midwest that I wanted to have a low-key night on Friday.  I specifically said, “isn’t there a game on we […]

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. […]

Top 7 First Date Ideas, Encore Edition

It’s funny how, now that I have this blog, just about every conversation can be turned into a conversation about dating.  I’d just helped a friend move into a new apartment and we were sitting and talking about a great bakery/coffee place just a couple of blocks from his new place.  As an addendum to […]