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

Rolling With It

I have a couple of first dates lined up this week and then another one for the weekend.  I’ve been communicating with all of these guys for a couple of weeks, at least.  I haven’t exactly been dragging things out, I just wasn’t really in the mood to go on more than one date last […]
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I Could’ve Predicted It

I gotta stop second guessing myself. I know why I’m doing it – years of failed relationships, a sense that my traditional “type” is actually really bad for me, this nagging sense that if I just do things differently than I normally would then maybe I’d get different results.  All good reasons.  But it’s leading […]
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You’re Really Cute

So last night’s date was as lame as I feared it might be.  If I had any sense at all I would’ve just cancelled (Here’s the background info – we met online and made plans to go out via email but it was just a date and time.  No place.  I HATE that.  I don’t […]
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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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It Was Strange

I had a date on Monday night.  A first date.  It wasn’t a bad date.  It wasn’t a good date.  It was a strange date.  So strange that it took me a few days to figure out what I wanted to say about it. Strange. I can’t think of any other word to describe it.  […]