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


Attraction is a funny thing. Well, funny might be the wrong word here. But I’m trying to curse less. I’m just constantly amused and amazed by human attraction. It’s WEIRD. Really fucking weird. OK, so much for cursing less. So here’s a little story about attraction (sloppy segue, sorry, I’m tired). I was out one […]

What is Age Appropriate?

So, a few weeks ago I was out with friends, at a bar, and I overheard a women (who was a good 10-15 years my junior) say that she didn’t think it was age appropriate for older women to be out drinking in bars, acting like they were still in their 20s. She was a […]

Do Nice Guys Finish Last?

I work from home, which has its pros and cons.  Yesterday it was pouring rain and so it was great that I didn’t have to go out in it (I did go out last night to pick up juice and soup, as I’m nursing the same damn cold everyone in NYC seems to have right […]

What’s In Your Mirror?

Last night I was out drinking with a couple of my very smart friends.  We were talking about dating and relationships (really, I do talk about other things, sometimes). and @iamalejandra said (to someone else, not me), “Let me ask, who do you see when you look in your mirror?  I think that every time […]
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Let Me Buy You a Drink

The other night I was out with a couple of friends, Lostplum and Alejandra (anyone who follows any of us on Twitter already knows all about it).  It was a girl’s night out in the classic sense.  We went to an easygoing local bar with too-strong drinks and good food.   The plan was to […]
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