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

and the Bad Dates…

I had a post all set and ready to go for today. It just needed a bit of polishing… And then I read The Big Girl Blog’s post this morning and she totally inspired me to write this. Her post was called, How to Deal with Rejection. An important topic for any dater (or human […]

How About a Drink?

My preference, for first dates, is to meet for a drink. It can be coffee, wine, beer. But, really, I don’t want to commit to more than a beverage on a first date. It’s a time commitment thing. And usually, when a guy asks me out, if he doesn’t explicitly says, “a drink”, I suggest […]

I’m Not Saying It’s Bad Advice, I’m Just Saying…

Alright, I’ve been thinking about this for a while. Whether or not I wanted to go there. I might regret it, but fuck it. A while ago YourTango (a mag I like, this is not me beating up on YourTango or on anyone) posted a piece on where to meet good men. It was a […]

I Can’t Breathe

As I’ve mentioned before, M knows about this blog. He has, on occasion, even commented on random posts (and yes, they were about him).  He doesn’t read it everyday, but it would be wrong for me to write much about what I’m thinking and feeling right now. So I won’t go into too much detail. […]

Top 7 First Date Ideas, Encore Edition

It’s funny how, now that I have this blog, just about every conversation can be turned into a conversation about dating.  I’d just helped a friend move into a new apartment and we were sitting and talking about a great bakery/coffee place just a couple of blocks from his new place.  As an addendum to […]