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

You Can’t Have it All

Piling onto this conversation a week late, but… sometimes I just can’t help myself. About that New York Magazine feature story: How the Pill Changed the World, that had so many smart folk talking last week: Besides the fact that it was somewhat inaccurate, derivative and kinda insulting, it also seemed to miss the point. […]

“He’s not going to buy the cow if he can get the milk for free.”

I’ve been working on this post for the last few days.  Or rather, I’ve taken several stabs at it. I keep writing posts full of passion and conviction. None of which really belong here. The thing is, I have a stake in this fight.  But I try (TRY) to keep my temper in check and […]

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 […]

Can Anyone Have It All?

I have a very distinct memory of, when I was in elementary school, my family having Chinese food every Friday night for dinner.  It was the only night of the week that we all sat around the table and ate as a family. Most other nights my mom just gave us what we were having […]

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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