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

"Single" Can Mean a Lot of Things

So yeah, I’m single and I date a lot.  Big whoop. Girls like me are a dime a dozen.  Guys, too. What I find more fascinating are people who don’t date. And I don’t mean fascinating in a judgmental way.  I mean honest to goodness – fascinating. The non-daters I’m thinking of seem to fall […]

Hints of Hope

So this morning as I sat down to read the NYTimes I was struck by the headline, Hints of Hope Even as Jobless Rate Jumps to 9.4%. No, this post isn’t about the economy (I don’t want to get depressed).  It’s about hope and perspective. There are people/economists/politicians who look at our current economy and […]
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Forget About Cougars

I spend way too much time online, reading blogs and on Twitter.  And every day I must see about a dozen references to cougars.  They make me laugh, because that’s not really a category that’s relevant to me or anyone I know. I’m more worried about piranhas. I hope you’ll give me some leeway here […]
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You Are What You Drink

I admit it.  I’m part of the problem.  The newspaper business is dying and I’m one of the reasons why (OK – I know that the problems of the newspaper industry are far more complex than just the fact that more people are reading the online editions.  There’s the decline in ad revenues, the cost […]

Would You Dump The Liar?

OK.  I admit it.  I’m guilty.  I occasionally read the wedding announcements in the Sunday NYTimes.  I don’t read them every week.  And even when I do read them I don’t obsess over the little details like where people got married or how they met.  I’m one of those sad, pathetic older women who looks to […]