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

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.  […]

A Tired Morning’s Thoughts On Last Night’s Date

I don’t have a point system for dates.  Really I don’t.  But if I did he would’ve been picking up lots of points in advance of the actual date.  Which I know can be problematic in its own weird way because then I was predisposed to like him. He asked me out with certainty.  No, “gee, maybe […]
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My "Worst Date Ever"

I get asked about this a lot – My worst date ever.  It’s kind of funny, because until I started writing this blog, I’d never really thought about it.  I’ve had so many bad dates in my life that it never really occured to me to compare the bad against the bad and come up […]
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The Flowers Were Lovely

I had a date today with a guy I met on Plenty of Fish.  I’m supposed to be on a break from dating but it was an offer I couldn’t resist.  He invited me to go with him to the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens (I’m not into orchids, but the show […]
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Enough About Sex, Already

I think I’ve blogged more about sex in the last few days than I have in the last few months prior.  I think it’s time for me to abruptly change the topic. Here’s what the rest of my week looks like: I have my second date tonight with The GrownUp.  We’re meeting for drinks at […]