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

The Princess Syndrome and Getting Spoiled…WTF?

So here’s the thing, I really don’t get it.  I’m not saying I don’t get it to be provocative or funny.  I really, really don’t get it. In the comments to this week’s poll, a reader mentioned ‘The Princess Syndrome’ “where we’re made to feel like the best guy is the one that lavishes you […]

Finding the Line

So, I’d mentioned a good (first) date last week… Since then, I’ve seen that same man a few times.  3 to be exact. And, because I thought he’d care, I told him about the blog. So here’s the deal. I’m not sure what any of that means. It could mean absolutely nothing. 3 dates is, […]


I know, I know… you’re all dying to read the second part of Skye’s story. Sorry, you’ll have to wait until next week. In the meantime, back to me.  And my silly dating life. So remember the younger man? He’s still kinda, sorta in the picture.  We had plans for last week. But then I […]

Do You Have a Goal?

A couple of weeks ago I was at a daytime BBQ at a friend’s place (one of my favorite things about summer, rooftop BBQs) when one of the other guests started to get herself together to leave early.  She had a date and wanted to go home to change. As she was saying her goodbyes, […]

What a Jerk!

For starters, let me clarify that the jerk I’m referring to is me (or the jerk to whom I’m referring, if you want to be that way). I’ve committed a dating sin. And, yeah, I’m feeling bad about it. There’s this guy I was emailing back and forth with on match.  He never asked for […]