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

Everyone Deserves Better

The other day my dear friend Singlegal wrote a post that included a description of a date she had, about a year ago: “About a year ago, I was sitting in my car and listening to a guy I was “dating” talk about how he’s never been to the dentist. This guy was overweight, self-centered, […]

A Tale of Two Dates

Earlier tonight I met a friend for coffee at a popular local coffee bar.  It’s not a great place for dates.  I’d certainly never suggest it.  But every once and a while I’ll notice couples meeting there for what is obviously their first date. Tonight I noticed a very cute, youngish guy who was nervously […]
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Top 7 First Date Ideas

How many days has it been since I’ve reminded you that I’m not a relationship expert? At least two or three, right?  OK, well then it’s time I mentioned it again. I’m not a relationship expert.  I’m not even sure I know what that phrase means.  What are the qualifications? I bring this up now […]

Sunny Afternoon

I had a very interesting date yesterday.   It was an outdoor/afternoon date.  We met at a coffee shop that was near a park and then walked to the park and sat outside. The guy (he’s going to need a nickname) got major points for planning.  It was pretty much the perfect plan for yesterday, because […]

The Best Coffee in NYC

No, I don’t claim to know where to find the best cup of coffee in the city. There are a bunch of places that I think are pretty awesome. Sadly, some of the ones with the best coffee aren’t great places to hang out in, but that isn’t really the point. I’ve had a handful […]
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