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

I Don’t Know

Today was a glorious day. The sun was shining, there was a cool breeze. And I managed to break away from my computer for a while in the late afternoon and go for a lovely little walk in my neighborhood. While I was out, I overheard the following exchange: Man on the sidewalk, talking to […]

He’s too stupid to realize how smart I am

I’m a sucker for certain types of articles. Claim to have a good explanation for why otherwise reasonable people do unreasonable things and I’ll give you a click. Even if I don’t expect you to have a good answer. I’ll read your post for the entertainment value alone. So yesterday I was thrilled to see this […]

I wouldn’t join any club that would have me as a member…

We’ve all heard the old Groucho Marx line, “I wouldn’t join any club that would have me as a member”. It’s funny. And maybe, not so funny. In the world of dating, it’s frequently true. I can’t tell you how many slightly (or not so slightly) overweight men and women I know who say they […]

So, I’m Gonna Go There

Last week I mentioned how weird this was for me, trying to negotiate my new reality (gosh that sounds so dramatic).  My new reality = I’ve met a guy who I like and we’ve gone on a couple of dates and because I immediately knew he was the kind of person who’d get it/be cool […]
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All I Wanted 4 Xmas

I wrote this post about a month ago, right around the time when everyone was trying to digest their Thanksgiving dinners.  I thought it might be interesting to dig it up and repost. Dear Santa Nov27 I am so not into the holidays. Not Thanksgiving or Xmas/Hanukkah (same difference). And I’m perfectly happy to forgo […]
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