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

“Very Difficult Decision”

It was a couple/few weeks ago while I was still sick.  Coughing lots.  Trying hard to get better. I posted this update to my facebook. “Had to make a very difficult decision today. Said no to sex for another few days, at least. Still not breathing well enough/still coughing. I am VERY COMMITTED to resting so […]

The Truth is Probably Somewhere In Between

Earlier this morning I wrote a long, incoherent post about being sick and single. I’ve had this damn cold for ages now but, contrary to the common logic that single people have no one to take care of them, I’ve been blessed with friends who have volunteered to come by and take care of me, […]

Life Doesn’t Let You Choose

A friend was talking about the changes in his life over the past few years. Major changes. He’d lost a relationship, a career, a family member, had major health issues… And yet, he isn’t distraught. Because right now he’s living a life of creativity and challenge. Doing things he always dreamed of doing. He’s excited, […]

And So Now (I Guess) I Need to Unfriend Him

I have limits. Real limits. As in, there is a limit to how much I can deal with at one time. So if a bunch of family or health or business stuff is stressing me out (or all 3) I just CAN’T deal with anything else. The dishes don’t get done, the laundry piles up, […]

It’s a Feeling (you stupid cow)

I had a strange weekend.  At first, it look like I’d overbooked myself with work, dates, family obligations, friends I wanted to see and things I wanted to do.  And then, Friday afternoon, I realized that a lot of the things on my calendar were non-essentials. The dates, for example.  I didn’t really want to […]