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

Back to Those Feelings

It hit me this morning, as I was frantically rushing through some work and personal/family stuff so that I could go visit a sick friend later in the day -> I’m not dead inside. Sometimes, when I’m dating (maybe most of the time) I wonder if maybe there’s something wrong with my heart. I date […]

Do You Spend the Night?

A long, long time ago I remember having a conversation with a friend.  I honestly can’t remember who I was talking to, but I remember what we both said. She, “I fuck who I want to fuck. I don’t get into this whole boyfriend thing.” Now mind you, this was way back in the 90s, […]

Looks Are Pass/Fail

As I mentioned, one of my recent dates was with a younger guy (8 years younger, to be exact).  I will admit to being uncomfortable with this, but I’m trying to be open-minded and get over it because I had fun on our date (and we’re going out again tonight). At some point on our […]

One, Two, Three Dates – a quick update

As it stands now, I have 3 dates scheduled this week (none of which are with this guy, btw). I think that may be too much/too many, but these are all men I’ve been communicating with for a while. For weeks (I was out of town for weeks and “met” these guys online right before […]

It Doesn’t Matter. Until it Does.

It came up over lunch, the way it so frequently does. We were three single women. All of us signed up with online dating sites. So we asked each other, how’s it going? The details might change from lunch to lunch, but the basics are always the same.  We’re exchanging messages with some guys. Maybe […]