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

Just Have a Baby

I’ve got a couple of stories for you, today. Well, a couple of snippets that work together. There’s this woman I know, a friend of a friend I haven’t seen in ages, who’s pregnant. I’m so happy for her, especially since the last time we saw each other she was telling me that she was […]

You Can’t Have it All

Piling onto this conversation a week late, but… sometimes I just can’t help myself. About that New York Magazine feature story: How the Pill Changed the World, that had so many smart folk talking last week: Besides the fact that it was somewhat inaccurate, derivative and kinda insulting, it also seemed to miss the point. […]

Tick Tick Tick – The Baby Bomb

This came up in the comments the other day, and then again yesterday.  And it’s one of those evergreen topics.  At any given time you can find an article about it in one of the girly mags (this morning I found one in More). Here’s yesterday comment to get us started, “I had to break […]

What Was I Waiting For?

I’m just going to dive right into this one.  No meandering run-up to this.  On Sunday, The Washington Post published an article by Mark Regnerus, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, titled Say Yes.  What Are You Waiting For. He seems to think, and believes that he has data […]
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What Are You, A Monster?

I shared some kind of sensitive info about myself in my last post and was a bit surprised when no one commented on it.  But then, as I’ve recently mentioned to a friend, I have no freaking clue what people will or won’t comment on or even which posts will be popular when I write them.  […]