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

Conflict – phobe

People look at me and assume that at 41 and single I must be a commitment-phobe. But it’s just the opposite. I have no issues with commitment. I just can’t tolerate conflict.  Alas, one doesn’t come without the other. Last night I was pondering my situation. And all of sudden I heard (coming from somewhere […]

New Year’s Eve Update

Just moments after I woke up this morning I received a text from Mr. Potential, “Honey, I’m home.”  (He flew home on the red eye.)  I thought it was funny on many levels.  I sent him a “Welcome home” reply. I’m only working until mid-afternoon today.  Then, the plan is, I’m going straight to Mr. […]
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My Baby Cares for ???

OK, I finally changed the Song of the Day.  It’s still Nina Simone, though. I’ve moved on, thematically, to My Baby Just Cares for Me (as an added bonus for those of you who listen the whole way through, there’s a totally whacked out interview with Nina at the end of the song – I […]

So We Talked About It

I was driving myself crazy.  I wanted to see Mr. Potential yesterday because there were those 2 big topics lingering in my mind (his suggestion that we spend the holidays together and my hiding my online profile).  And the longer I thought about them the bigger they were going to seem.  I don’t like to […]