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

I Vant to be Alone

So I was talking with a friend of a friend about a trip I took a few years ago. I took “off” for a month and took a trip I’d been dreaming about for years. There’s a nice little story I tell about where I went, and what inspired me to go. What I got […]

Can’t We All Be Friends?

Most of the guys I date are divorced. It’s not a matter of choice, just demographics. I mostly date older guys (and I’m 40). And a pretty high % of single guys in their 40s and 50s are divorced. So, that said, I’d much rather a guy have a decent relationship with his ex. Especially […]

Blast from the Past – Luck Luck Luck Luck Luck – > There, I said it!

This has been a seriously week. So long, that I’m too tired to write the post that I’ve been thinking about writing. So, I thought now would be the perfect time to share one of my favorite posts from last summer. Luck Luck Luck Luck Luck – > There, I said it! I was chatting […]

Lose the Guy, Keep the Jewelry

Random: It comes up quite often – my complete inability to accessorize. I’ve never really been able to pull it off. Back when my career was very corporate-y, I had a (friendly, trying to be helpful) colleague tell me that I’d look more professional AND feminine if I wore jewelry. So I went out and […]

Luck Luck Luck Luck Luck – > There, I said it!

I was chatting with a friend over dinner last night.   He’s single.  I’m single.  We’d each prefer to be in a relationship, if it were the right one/a good one.  But we’re not in relationships.  *shrug* And I said that the thing that upsets me most about the single/dating industry (of which, I realize, […]