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

What Are You Afraid Of?

Commitment? Intimacy? Dying alone? Failure? Everyone’s afraid of something. Maybe more than one thing. Probably more than one thing. When you’re single, like me, you have a lot of people randomly accusing you of being afraid of commitment or intimacy. Maybe it’s not so random? And others who ask you, genuinely, if you’re afraid of […]

Traveling Solo

I should probably mention that I’m writing this from a friend’s terrace (or maybe it’s a balcony), 17 stories high above a (unnamed) city.  And that I’m afraid of heights. So I’m kinda scared.  I used to be deathly afraid of heights.  Too-afraid-to-hang out-on-the-roof-of-my-building-on-a-nice-night, afraid.  Over the years my fear of heights has kept me […]


I’m afraid of a lot of things. Heights.  I love the view from a friend’s rooftop.  Sometimes in the summer we’ll go up to his roof at night and eat italian ices and look out over at the city lights.  No matter what we end up talking about those conversations are always special.  I just […]
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Living for Ourselves

Perhaps I should I have a rule, only blog when I’m clearheaded.  I fear that this post won’t make sense to anyone but me.  But I’ve given it a lot of thought and so here goes (note to my non-Twitter following readers, I have the flu or something that feels an awful lot like the […]
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