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

Mice and Men (and players, too)

I was really suprised by the comments from my last post.  From what I gather, the general consensus (here, not what I was getting from DM on Twitter and from friends) is that men are fragile creatures who cannot be rushed.  They are easily intimidated and when you try to speak with them once a […]
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Goddamn New Year’s Eve

I’ve spent much of the last 48 hours ruminating on my situation with Mr. Potential.  I know I said that I was just going to be patient about it, but there was this thing, this stupid thing that’s been nagging at me. New Year’s Eve is less than two weeks away.   Mr. Potential is supposed […]
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OK for Now

Yesterday, after my nap, I found myself back at my computer.  I wish I didn’t feel the need to do it, but I had to check Mr. Potential’s online dating profile.  I wasn’t expecting it to have magically disappeared, although that would have made me extremely happy.  I was just hoping that he hadn’t look […]
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Morning After Update

This is going to be unorganized and maybe incoherent because I’m bleary eyed and still drinking my coffee (yeah, at 11:24, and that’s a good thing).  Yesterday morning I got a lovely text from Mr. Potential telling me he was looking forward to seeing me later.  I texted back asking about our specific plans. We’d […]
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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 […]
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