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

A Slip of the Tongue

I had two good friends over for dinner last night (How Very Lucky and Jack from Brooklyn) and we were talking about, well, everything. Life, love, music, work, family, politics… you name it we talked about it.  At some point, as a tangent to what we were talking about, I told a story about a […]

What’s Your Noise Tolerance?

I’ve written a lot about being single, and a lot about loneliness, but one thing I’ve never written about noise. I hate noise. I grew up with a lot of noise.  I come from a very noisy family.  Lots of screaming and yelling and fighting.  Not just when people were genuinely mad/upset.  All of the […]

And Things Keep Changing

I spent the better part of my weekend at a wedding.  A big, over-the-top, family wedding with hundreds of people who travelled from far and wide. It was nice.  And overwhelming.  And yeah (to state the obvious), I was one of only a half dozen people over the age of 30 who weren’t either married […]

It’s a Feeling (you stupid cow)

I had a strange weekend.  At first, it look like I’d overbooked myself with work, dates, family obligations, friends I wanted to see and things I wanted to do.  And then, Friday afternoon, I realized that a lot of the things on my calendar were non-essentials. The dates, for example.  I didn’t really want to […]

The (Almost) 40 Year Old Virgin

So last night I was talking with friends about one of our relatives. He doesn’t read this blog, doesn’t even know about it, we think. But I’m going to be discreet and not include too many biographical details, just because. He’s almost 40. And as far as anyone knows, a virgin. In fact, we’re all […]