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

OK With Being Number 2 (Get your minds out of the gutter)

I was listening, recently, to a story of a married couple that seems to have everything.  Health, wealth, kids – the whole nine yards.  And they’re even pretty damn happy.  The only little issue mucking up their perfect world is that the husband works a lot.  And, in truth, his career will always come first. […]

Anatomy of a Bad Date

I’ve been a little too overwhelmed with my life lately to keep up with my online dating stuff.  I know that someday soon I’m going to have to schedule a few hours to sit down and clear out the inboxes (Chemistry, especially, will take a lot of time). I’m not complaining.  It’s part of the […]

Empty Relationships, Kinda Like Empty Calories

Yesterday I wrote about a conversation I had with a friend about my ideal man (and not a single one of you mentioned the picture of a robot I used to go with the post – it was a joke people, my ideal man = robot, sheesh). One of the many other things we talked […]

“If he were a social worker he could still be an asshole…”

I was catching up with an old friend the other day.  She and I go way back to a job we had in the mid 90s, and have stayed in touch (and also worked together, again) since then. I was telling her about my upcoming 3rd date with Mr. Midwest (tonight) and that he was […]

Not According to Plan

I’ve been off-line for most of the last few days.  Health stuff, sorta. Anyways, I also had to miss 2 friend’s parties (which I was very sad about) and cancel my 2nd date with Mr. Midwest (our 3rd date went well and he asked me out again as we kissed outside my building at the […]