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

It’s a Small World

I was on a date. A first date. With a guy I met online. From the moment we met, he looked vaguely familiar. Not from his photos, but as if we’d met before. He looked like his photos. But he didn’t seem familiar in the photos. Go figure. It hit me about 15 minutes in. […]

Instantly Breakupable Offenses (With Apologies to VSB)??

As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, I lurve the site VSB. They crack me the hell up. Today they did a post on Instantly Breakupable Offenses, which reminded me of a conversation I had recently, where I was basically accused of being a pushover because I said I wouldn’t automatically break-up with a guy who […]

Ready, Set, Date. Oh wait, I’m not ready, yet.

Let’s recap, shall we?  I’m recovering from the cold from hell that had me apt-bound for over 3 weeks and am moving later this week (from the apt I’ve lived in for over 8 years to a nicer but considerably smaller apt in the same neighborhood). So no stress from any of that. And it’s […]

He’s Kinky, She’s Vanilla – Is the Relationship Doomed? (with thanks to Em & Lo)

I’m sure I’ve mentioned before that Em & Lo is one of my favorite sex, dating & relationships sites.  Well last week they ran this letter in their Your Call section. Dear Em & Lo, I recently started dating a wonderful man. He’s smart, and interesting, and handsome and the sex has been delightful. But […]

Finding the Right Words

First, Thank you. Thank you to everyone who sent emails/messages over the last few days.  And thank you for coming back and checking in on the blog after my little temper tantrum on Friday. I was in a bad place.  I took a couple of days off to think and to live and it helped. […]