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

I Say Stupid Stuff, Sometimes

I have a date tonight.  A first date.  I met this guy, online, last weekend (I think) and he asked me out earlier in the week.  We’d been emailing back and forth for days and he seemed like someone I’d want to meet.  We set the day and the time but didn’t make any specific […]
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Dating – Your Path to Salvation

I stayed up last night to watch President Obama on Leno.  It was probably the first time I watched The Tonight Show in 5 or 6 years.  I really don’t like Leno.  But I wanted to see Obama and so I made myself stay up and watch  (even though I really wasn’t feeling well and should have […]
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Let’s Ask the Experts

Thursday I got a DM from one of my Twitter friends, @TranqJones.  It was a link to this completely mesmerizing and frightening interview with a well know matchmaker. I watched the whole thing in one sitting.  Janis Spindel, the matchmaker, is supposedly one of the top matchmakers in the country.  She’s also scary as hell.  […]

I Am Officially Too Old For Games

I am officially too old for games. Really.  I am.  This isn’t a chronological thing.  It’s a state of mind.  And my mind is made up.  I. AM TOO. DAMN. OLD. FOR GAMES. I know there are people who think that dating is really one big game.  And that in this game there are winners […]

Go Outside

My brain is a bit like a slot machine.  I have all of these random, moving parts in there and every once in a while they all line up and bingo, fruit – fruit – fruit, we have a match.  I have a coherent thought made from three otherwise disparate bits of information (hey, either […]