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

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 […]

Maybe I Should Change My Headline to “Non-breeder in NYC”?

I have no right to be annoyed by this, but that’s never stopped me before. So, it’s about online dating… A pretty high number of the guys I’m getting messages from and an equally high number of the ones I find interesting in my searches state a specific desire to have kids. Some are uber-specific […]

More Bad Timing

So last week I got an email from a guy I met a few years ago.  We’d met, had one date and nothing ever came of it.  I don’t remember much, but I guess I liked him well enough (told him I’d see him again) and then he started seeing someone else (? seriously, I’m […]

Probably Not the Smartest Thing to Include in a Text (to a Girl)

It’s a rainy Monday morning, hence the perfect time to kvetch. I’ve written (many times) before about how much I hate dating by text. Most recently here. If a guy isn’t into long chats on the phone, that’s cool with me because neither am I. In fact, it’s kind of an issue when a guy […]

Misplaced Love

I know, I know. It’s been almost a week since I’ve responded to comments. I’m reading them. I’m not ignoring you. I just haven’t had the extra energy to reply. I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’ve been saying that a lot lately. Anyway, I do have a little story for today.  One that I think most […]