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

Do You Have a Type?

I’ve been dating for a long time.  A looong time.  Some might say, too long. I don’t like to put numbers on it all.  That’d be crass.  But in my many years of dating, there have been quite a few men who I went out with more than just 3 or 4 times.  In other […]
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Make Me a Match

Lostplum and I were lucky enough to chat with most of the guys from the Man Panel during the little cocktail hours they had after each night of Dating Bootcamp. We decided to reconvene the Man Panel in a less formal setting so that we could continue to pick their brains about some important dating […]

Brain Damage

All day long I’ve been screwing up meeting and appointments.  Pretty much since the first thing this morning. I just couldn’t wrap my head around the fact that today was the 8th (Well, as I probably won’t get this out til the 9th, technically, yesterday was the 8th.). Anyway… I thought I’d survived the day […]
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Matchmaker, Matchmaker

I’m thinking of meeting with a matchmaker.  I’ve been thinking about it for a while.  Not actively.  It’s just been one of those random ideas that occasionally pops up in my mind, like, “you should eat more blueberries”. Let’s face it, I’m not getting any younger.  I’m not going to tell you the exact date […]
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Let’s Ask the Experts

Thursday I got a DM from one of my Twitter friends, @TranqJones.  It was a link to this completely mesmerizing and frightening interview with a well know matchmaker. I watched the whole thing in one sitting.  Janis Spindel, the matchmaker, is supposedly one of the top matchmakers in the country.  She’s also scary as hell.  […]