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

The Princess Syndrome and Getting Spoiled…WTF?

So here’s the thing, I really don’t get it.  I’m not saying I don’t get it to be provocative or funny.  I really, really don’t get it. In the comments to this week’s poll, a reader mentioned ‘The Princess Syndrome’ “where we’re made to feel like the best guy is the one that lavishes you […]

The Stuff We Don’t Talk About

Alright, fair warning, this is one of those posts. Not too long ago, I was having dinner with a friend.  We talked about everything under the sun: boys, food, work, boys. Suddenly, she says she wants to ask me/tell me something but that she’s embarrassed. And that it’s not the kind of thing she’s comfortable […]

A Post-Thanksgiving Post

I didn’t spend Thanksgiving with my family this year.  Instead I chose to spend the day with friends.  We had a pretty traditional Thanksgiving meal and a wonderful and relaxing day. But unlike the friends I celebrated with, my family isn’t far away.  They’re local.  Less than an hour away, Well, I say “they” but […]
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In Praise of Sober Sex

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I’m SO late to this party.  It’s kinda sad.  Even for me.  I’ve been suppressing the urge to write about the “women need to get drunk to have sex” study since I first read about it 10 days ago.   I can hold it in no longer.  But I’ll get to that and […]
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"Before I Had a Life"

My insomnia has been out of control lately.  I’m sure it’s a sign that I should be doing something (everything) differently, but in the meantime I cope with late night reading, TV and hulu. Which brings me to last night and the fact that I was watching Sex and the City.  It’s never been one […]
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