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

My Must Have/Can’t Stand List

It’s broken record time. I’m not a fan of lists. Of any type. Or boxes, or false dichotomies or judgmental people… But I’m perfectly capable of stepping outside my comfort zone in the hopes of learning something new. So, last week, when I was at that workshop, and it came time for us to work […]

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 […]

I’d Rather Date a Man With a Bad Profile…

So, I’m a week or so into my most recent foray into online dating and I’ve been thinking about my theory of good daters vs daters. In short, some guys are great daters: fun, charming, sexy – but they suck at relationships. Others may be lousy on a first date, but deserve a second look […]

How To Find A Great F*Buddy (it ain’t easy), Part 4

Not long after that first date, I made plans to meet another guy from nerve for coffee. Unlike my “regular” dates with men I meet online, I made it a practice of always meeting guys who were interested in NSA for coffee/during the day. I didn’t think they were more dangerous, or anything like that. […]

Public/Private: Drawing Lines

So I’m away this weekend. Well, I’m still away and it’s Monday and so it’s more of a long weekend.  I tweeted about it on Friday as I dealt with airport chaos, delayed flights and screaming children but have been pretty quiet since then. I’m still not entirely comfortable sharing too many details of my […]
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