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

Ping Ping Ping (Enough Already)

All morning long that’s all I’ve been hearing: ping, ping, ping.  It’s the sound my iphone makes every time I get a new message and it’s driving me crazy. What’s caused this flood of new emails, you ask?  Well, last night I refreshed my accounts with Match and Chemistry. As I mentioned, is giving […]


First dates.  Let’s face it, they’re weird.  You get together with someone you don’t know (in my case, usually over drinks) to hang out/talk/get to know each other a little bit while you’re each thinking the same thing:  Is this someone I want to have sex with? Because, really, that’s what chemistry is.  At it’s […]

Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda(?)

It might be hard for people who don’t live here to imagine this, but New Yorkers bump into people they know all of the time.  Sure, it’s a BIG city.  But it’s also just a collection of neighborhoods. This morning, as I was out fetching milk (for my coffee), I bumped into a guy I […]

A Wink? Is That the Best You Can Do?

I’m not a big fan of winks. For those of you who don’t speak online dating, members of any given site can wink at one another.  A wink is a low commitment way of telling someone you’re interested.  They’re always free (some sites charge per message) and require very little effort.  All you need to […]

And Now For Something Completely Different

Me, me, me, me, me, me.  That’s all you ever hear about it.  I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sick of it. I thought it would be cool to start to dedicate one day a week to a different voice, a different point of view.  And I thought that it would be especially […]