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

Guacamole and Sarah Vaughan

Yesterday was an extremely stressful day for me, personal life wise. Lots of frustrating calls to the insurance company, drs office, pharmacy… THAT kind of day ( I know there are some of you who can relate). Anyway, it ended with me crawling into bed with a great book (1Q84 - so unbelievably awesome) and […]

You’re Just a Fool

In honor of April Fools Day – a brief meditation on being a fool. But first, a musical interlude. A fool in love, we’ve all been there. Well, maybe I shouldn’t make those kind of assumptions. I guess there are some people who’ve never been consumed by emotion and thus acted like a goddamn fool. […]

What’s Going On?

But first a musical interlude. So what’s going on? Good question. I’ve been kinda quiet about my dating life lately. I actually have been on a few dates in recent weeks. Perfectly fine dates with perfectly fine guys. One was followed by days of texts. Texts that I was slow to reply to, because I hate […]

“All You Need Is Love”

Ok, I wanted to end the workweek with a fun quote/non-quote and a bit of music. And, btw, nice load of shite. Millions of people go their whole lives without romantic love. Our current (western) concept of love is, from a broad historical perspective, rather new. But I write about dating and relationships. I’m not […]

Cheer Me the F*ck Up

As my facebook friends and twitter followers will tell you, I have coping issues. I eat when I’m stressed. Chocolate, potato chips and gummy candy all washed down with Dr. Pepper. Self-destructive binging. There are worse habits. Anyway, I was more than a little upset this weekend and rather than hit the corner bodega for […]