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

3 Months

It’s been a little more than 3 months since I started to use Match and Chemistry (and stopped using OkCupid and nerve.com).  The time flew by, and to be honest, I haven’t made the most of my memberships.  I could have/should have spent more time working at it. Especially Chemistry, which really encourages members to […]

“You Can Be Indecisive”

The other night I had the opportunity to attend a fun little event put together by the folks at Chemistry.com.  It started with an hour and a half of spa time (mini-spa stuff: manicures, quickie facials, hand massages) at BlissSpa for the women and then a singles mixer with some guys at the W.  It […]

Quick Dating Update

I had a pretty good first date the other night.  The guy, who I’ll call Mr. Midwest, was more attractive in person than in his pics.  I actually didn’t recognize him when he walked in and sat down next to me at the bar.  It’s nice to see a guy under-promise and over-deliver, for a […]

Is The Universe Trying to Tell Me Something?

So a few weeks(?) ago I got a message from some guy on OkCupid. He seemed smart, funny, cute and familiar. Like we’d met already. I couldn’t place him, though. So I replied to his message and said, straight out, You seem familiar, is it possible that we’ve met? A couple of days passed and […]

So Here Are the Numbers

If online dating really is a numbers game, then I gotta believe that maybe, just maybe, the current numbers are in my favor.  As I mentioned last week, my inboxes were filling up just as soon as I updated my profiles on Chemistry and Match. And I do mean filling up.  I ended up letting […]