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

My Ideal Man?

I was hanging out yesterday with one of my great guy friends.  It was a spectacular day in the city, and we spent the afternoon outdoors, walking and talking. At some point, out of the blue, he asked me what my ideal guy would be like. I answered with a sigh and a softly uttered, […]

Ordering Off the Man Menu

It occurred to me the other day that if I could order up my “perfect man”, my dream guy, I’d have absolutely no idea where to start. Sure, I need him to be kind and smart and funny and ethical.  And we need to be able to have FUN together (of both the sexual and […]

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

I’m thinking of meeting with a matchmaker.  I’ve been thinking about it for a while.  Not actively.  It’s just been one of those random ideas that occasionally pops up in my mind, like, “you should eat more blueberries”. Let’s face it, I’m not getting any younger.  I’m not going to tell you the exact date […]
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Dozens of Dealbreakers (for Fun)

In my last post I said, in reference to someone who drinks a lot, “It’s one of those dozens of little things that make up my preferences and desires and dealbreakers.”   An anonymous commenter questioned the fact that I could have dozens of dealbreakers. Well, it’s a rainy night and I’m in a weird mood so […]
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Is Good Sex a Basic Human Need?

Last Wednesday, Twanna Hines had a great post on her blog, Funky Brown Chick. It was called, Is Good Sex a Basic Human Need? I knew, just as soon as I read it, that I wanted to write something on the topic.  But the more I thought about it the less sure I was about […]
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