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

Learning New Tricks

I have a date tomorrow night with a guy I first “met’ months ago (pre Mr. Potential).  We met online, exchanged a few emails and then spoke on the phone.  I liked him well enough – he seemed smart, funny and enthusiastic about his life and work although he was a teensy bit of a […]
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Dating Update – A Quickie

I have a couple of dates set up for this week.  Just a couple.  I thought it might be more, but a few of the guys I’ve been communicating with via OKC and nerve have completely flaked out on me.  Oh well. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about online dating it’s that a person […]
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I’d Rather Be Wrong

A couple of weeks ago I wrote that I knew it was going to be harder for me to date at 39.  Well, it’s started to happen.  I unhid my profile the day after my birthday.  This is an old account for me, although I update it every time I unhide it with new […]
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Back in the Game

So much has happened in the last few days.  But then, nothing has actually happened. The European had dutifully been texting me good morning just about every day since our third date. Plus some additional texts later in the day.  I heard from him Saturday night that he’d actually been home sick for most of […]
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I logged onto during halftime to check on one of the site’s features (kind of for research).  I know I said I was going to reactivate my account, but truth is I never got around to it.  I’ve been so busy lately that I even hid my OKCupid profile.  Just for the time being.  […]
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