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

Not Boyfriend Material

So I had a fun-ish date last week. Ending with him saying how much he’d like to see me again. I won’t be seeing him again. Why? Because I’ve finally learned my lesson. Well.. this specific lesson. That, timing is everything. OK, maybe not everything. But a lot. It’s something I’ve said before. Timing is […]

The Ick Factor in Dating

First things first – I’m using the phrase ick factor because that’s the phrase that came to mind when I sat down to write. I’m not subtly referencing a SATC episode or a dumbass political comment. Those things just happen to come up with you google ick factor. So… the other day I got a text […]

Comfortable Isn’t Always Good

So, I got fired today.  Well not fired.  Laid off.  Told that because there really isn’t that much work for my department to do (which is absolutely true, there have been days when I’ve had no actual work assigned to me) that they’ll have to be letting me go.  They were very, very nice about […]

I Said the Word, Redux

I used to throw that word around without thinking too much about it.  Boyfriend.  No big deal.  Just a guy I was dating. A guy I was sleeping with. And then one day, a few years ago, it hit me.  There were men who I’d called my boyfriend who probably didn’t reciprocate.  In other words, […]
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I Said the Word

I’m doing yet another short term gig.  Just started last week. We’re on skeleton crew this week, which I kinda like.  No one really knows me here, which I kinda like. I was sitting at my desk actually doing a tiny bit of work when my phone made the loud bling sound it makes when […]
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