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

Cheating Hearts & Other Parts

So the folks over at Marie Claire got me thinking.  They did this He Said/She Said column about cheating and, according to them, men are more upset by a partner’s sexual infidelity while women are more upset by emotional infidelity.  Or something like that? So a guy would be more pissed off if his girlfriend […]

Disappointed. And Annoyed.

I know that everyone was all excited about my fun/good date on Thursday night, but there isn’t going to be a 3rd date with Mr. Perfect on Paper. I wish I could say that I didn’t care one way or the other, but that would be a lie. I’m disappointed, but considering everything else that’s […]

Look at Her Kissing Another Guy In Front of the Restaurant

So last nights’ date was weird. Good weird, but weird.  I think the only way to tell the story is to jump into the middle. Please try to stay with me. So me and Mr. Perfect on Paper were laughing and drinking and talking at one of my favorite local wine bars. It’s a place […]

My Ex-Lover is Dead

I didn’t need the whole week. Yesterday morning I woke up and knew. As much as I wanted to make things work with M, I couldn’t. M was saying all the right things, but nothing had actually changed. And I was never going to be willing to settle for what he had to offer. Never. […]

A Friend of My Friend…

I can’t speak for anyone else, but for me, one of the big moments in any relationship is when I meet a guy’s friends. And perhaps, even more so, when I arrange for him to meet my friends. It means a lot to me, what my closest friends think of the men in my life. […]