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

No One’s Looking

Have you ever been having a perfectly pleasant conversation, and then all of a sudden someone says something that makes you realize OMG you really are an asshole? I have this vague memory. I was hanging out with a boyfriend. I was already starting to realize that he might in fact be a bad person. […]

Back in Olden Days

I’m been thinking about this post for days. Trying to figure out how to frame it… Seems like everywhere I look there are posts about how BAD dating is. Not just online dating, but dating in general. I know some people who claim to have given up on it all together. I’ve certainly gone through […]

Proud or Arrogant?

I was on the phone last night, telling a friend about a date I have coming up (later today, wish me luck). It’s a guy I met online, and as I wrote about yesterday, his profile isn’t fabulous. It’s not horrible (good spelling and grammar). Just not fabulous. So, I was telling my friend about […]

Disappointed. And Annoyed.

I know that everyone was all excited about my fun/good date on Thursday night, but there isn’t going to be a 3rd date with Mr. Perfect on Paper. I wish I could say that I didn’t care one way or the other, but that would be a lie. I’m disappointed, but considering everything else that’s […]

But You’re A Cashier

There’s this Seinfeld episode where Jerry gets dumped by his girlfriend after she goes to see his act and doesn’t think he’s funny.  She tells him that she can’t date anyone who’s work she doesn’t respect.  His response is, “but you’re a cashier”.  I think the funniest line in the episode is his reply, “but you’re a […]