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

There are a Lot of Different Normals

So I’m packing for my move.  And I’m trying to be as unsentimental as possible. This isn’t all that hard for me as I’m not a particularly sentimental person.  I’ve never been one to save ticket stubs, playbills or stuff like that. So far, I’ve chucked out hundreds of old photos (because if I haven’t […]

“He’s not going to buy the cow if he can get the milk for free.”

I’ve been working on this post for the last few days.  Or rather, I’ve taken several stabs at it. I keep writing posts full of passion and conviction. None of which really belong here. The thing is, I have a stake in this fight.  But I try (TRY) to keep my temper in check and […]

Words Don’t Mean a Thing

I’ve been thinking about this post. Thinking about it and thinking about it. And no matter how I try to shape it, I keep on going off on wild tangents. So consider this your warning. Wild tangents ahead. I don’t know why, but the other day I was thinking about a conversation I had with […]

Are You Satisfied?

I was thinking some more about Mr. Newlywed’s Story.  Mr. Newlywed says he’s happy.  In his words, “I love my wife. We will be together forever, have a house and kids and be very happy.”  He does not say he’s miserable or even unhappy, although he makes it clear that sexually he’s not at all […]

How Do You Spell Success?

I’m a very goal-oriented person.  Obsessively so.  That’s one of the reasons I like online dating so much. I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that my efforts will yield results.  So, if I were to be really nerdy and look at this like an equation, it might be: minimal time + minimal money […]