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

My Must Have/Can’t Stand List

It’s broken record time. I’m not a fan of lists. Of any type. Or boxes, or false dichotomies or judgmental people… But I’m perfectly capable of stepping outside my comfort zone in the hopes of learning something new. So, last week, when I was at that workshop, and it came time for us to work […]

Is Good Sex a Basic Human Need?

Last Wednesday, Twanna Hines had a great post on her blog, Funky Brown Chick. It was called, Is Good Sex a Basic Human Need? I knew, just as soon as I read it, that I wanted to write something on the topic.  But the more I thought about it the less sure I was about […]
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Dear Santa

I am so not into the holidays. Not Thanksgiving or Xmas/Hanukkah (same difference). And I’m perfectly happy to forgo all of the traditions that go with them, including the gifts exchange. It’s just all so forced. So needless to say I didn’t rush out to shop the Black Friday sales. I’d rather walk on broken […]

Needs and Wants

In my last post I disclosed my need for a guy who takes the lead.  (I know, from experience, that if I try to have a relationship with a man who doesn’t want to have that role in our relationship then I’m going to be miserable). I’m still dealing with family stuff and so I’m […]
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Dating in the Slow Lane Redux (TMI warning for friends)

I’ve received some great comments re my post, “Dating in the Slow Lane” (and if I ever get the time and patience I will learn to show those comments on my blog’s main page, like everyone else). The conversation has been focused around whether or not I should’ve taken the lead with necking guy. If […]
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