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

It’s a Matter of Taste

Have I ever mentioned how much I love brunch? I love brunch. Going out to brunch and also having friends over for brunch. I love the way people can just arrive when they arrive, and come and go over the course of the afternoon. Casual and mellow. Anyway, I had some friends over for brunch […]

Something Was Just OFF About Him

Have you ever felt, within moments of meeting a person, that something was just OFF about that person? That’s how I felt about my date last week. And I’m really bummed about it. This was someone I’d met online weeks ago. But because of the holidays (he was traveling) we didn’t have a chance to meet […]

If You’re Going to Kiss Me – KISS ME

So I had this date last week, the day it snowed.  But first some background info: * The guy didn’t have a picture posted with his profile.  He did send one pretty much right away, but with an odd comment about people “looking for him” online. Which was either a bad joke or a sign […]

There Was a War In My Head

So, as I mentioned earlier in the week, I had another first date on Monday night.  I’d been looking forward to it for a while. Or, as much as I look forward to any first date. I’d met the guy online weeks ago, but because of the holidays our date got put off until this […]

Learning as I Go

As many people/friends/readers know, I tend to write many of these posts a day or even days in advance. It’s really the only way I can make it work. Sometimes, it’s a same day thing. But that’s not the norm. So right now, as I’m writing, it’s Monday afternoon. But this will be posted Tuesday […]