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

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

I’m lucky to have some pretty awesome friends. Awesome and talented. Awesome and talented in ways that I am so not. It took me a year of living and working in my new apartment before I could figure out what I might want it to look like – furniture and decoration wise. That stuff just […]

He’s a Man

I had a flashback, the other day, of a truly awful date. Let me say that again, a truly AWFUL date. It was a brunch date, a double date, at a popular brunch spot to which I can never return. The restaurant is ruined for me now. But wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. There’s […]

The Ick Factor in Dating

First things first – I’m using the phrase ick factor because that’s the phrase that came to mind when I sat down to write. I’m not subtly referencing a SATC episode or a dumbass political comment. Those things just happen to come up with you google ick factor. So… the other day I got a text […]

The Day I Learned I Couldn’t Be Nice To Women

We’re having a glorious weekend in NYC. Nearly perfect weather, if there is such a thing. But I wanted to take a few minutes away from my sun worship (with ample sunblock, of course) to share this fabulous new Guy’s Story with you. Today’s guest author is Christian Polanco, a comedian and podcaster who does […]

Tastes like…

Some foods taste like my childhood (don’t worry, I’m not about to get all Proustian on you). I will forever be envious of people who grew up in ‘normal’ homes. With moms who cooked and families who ate dinner together. That was sooo not my experience. We ate a lot of fast food. And tv […]