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

Something in Common

I love statistics (a fact I’ve mentioned before). I love data and charts and graphs and polls.  Hence the weekly polls and my fascination with things likes demographic trends and representative samples. So imagine my delight when I got an email with all of this (silly) poll data from  I nearly jumped for joy. […]

#MatchKit – A Valentine’s Day Giveaway

As I mentioned earlier today, I’m going to be doing some fun things with The first of these is a special Valentine’s Day giveaway. The prize is something they’re calling the Love Kit which is designed specifically for the single guy/girl in pursuit of love this Valentine’s Day season. chocolates Manicure Kit/Shaving Kit (depending on […]

A Change of Scenery

As I mentioned recently, I haven’t been doing too well on Still getting attention from guys in their 20s, 50s and 60s, but not so much from the men in their late 30s and 40s  - the ones I’d want to date. Things are different over on OkCupid. There are still plenty of candidates, […]

Too Much and Not Enough

I did meet one man during my free weekend on Match.  We’ve been emailing just about every day, and earlier this week he asked me out for Friday (last) night.  I said no. I had 2 things on my calendar for last night and was looking forward to both – a party and a friend’s […]
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Dateable Redux

Humor me for a moment:  please click here Seinfeld: “Elaine, what percentage of people would you say are good-looking?” Julia Louis-Dreyfus: “Twenty-five percent?” Seinfeld: “Twenty-five percent?” Louis-Dreyfus: “Um-hmm.” Seinfeld: “No way! It’s like four-to-six percent. It’s a 20-to-1 shot.” Louis-Dreyfus: “You’re way off.” Seinfeld: “Way off?” Louis-Dreyfus: “Yeah.” Seinfeld: “Have you been to the motor […]