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

A Slip of the Tongue

I had two good friends over for dinner last night (How Very Lucky and Jack from Brooklyn) and we were talking about, well, everything. Life, love, music, work, family, politics… you name it we talked about it.  At some point, as a tangent to what we were talking about, I told a story about a […]

It Doesn’t Matter Why

So, last week, I got to catch up with an old friend. One of those people I don’t speak to nearly as often as I should/wish I did. And, not that I minded (much), but we had the same old conversation. Her, “I just don’t get it. Why would he do that?” Me, “It doesn’t […]

Lose the Guy, Keep the Jewelry

Random: It comes up quite often – my complete inability to accessorize. I’ve never really been able to pull it off. Back when my career was very corporate-y, I had a (friendly, trying to be helpful) colleague tell me that I’d look more professional AND feminine if I wore jewelry. So I went out and […]

Catching Up and Taking Stock

I called a friend, someone I hadn’t spoken with in a while.  He’s been busy, I’ve been busy. It happens. He asked how I was doing and I told him that I was finally feeling better and almost unpacked and fully settled in to the new apartment. Then, he asked about work and told him […]

Me and My Little Black Dress

As my regular readers know, I was sick for all of October (and part of September). And then I moved a few weeks ago.  So, suffice it to say, I haven’t been “out there”. No dating, no parties, no social life.  I really haven’t had the physical ability to. Last night was the first time, […]