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

This Is Reality

So I have jury duty this week.  I’ve postponed it a number of times and so this time it was non-negotiable.  I’m not complaining though. They have strong, reliable wifi and a/c and so what’s there to complain about? So here’s a funny jury duty story:  I kinda got dressed up yesterday morning.  Not super-dressed […]

Points for Love

Last week I mentioned the beer and wings get together we had with guys from the man panel.  Well, at some point during the night I found myself talking about good sex (go figure).  I’m not sure how it got started, but the premise was basically that a person could have amazing sex with someone […]

It Finds You

A friend of mine is always telling me, “You can’t go looking for love.  It finds you, not the other way around.” It’s the kind of thing I used to believe in.  But I don’t anymore.  Or at least I don’t think I should.  It’s just not healthy to hold on to those fantasies forever.  […]

What’s in A Name

We only dated for a few months.  I was 20 and I guess he was probably the same age.  And I hated his name.  Hated it the way only a self-involved, 20 year-old could hate the name of a guy she was dating.  He had one of those really geeky names that brought to mind […]
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You Are What You Drink

I admit it.  I’m part of the problem.  The newspaper business is dying and I’m one of the reasons why (OK – I know that the problems of the newspaper industry are far more complex than just the fact that more people are reading the online editions.  There’s the decline in ad revenues, the cost […]