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

Online Dating is Easy (really, it is)

Alright guys, lets get this out of the way:  Online dating is easy.  If you’ve tried it and didn’t get any dates, it’s because you were doing it wrong.  I repeat, if you’ve tried online dating and couldn’t get any women to go out with you, it’s because you were doing it wrong. Let me […]

I Could’ve Predicted It

I gotta stop second guessing myself. I know why I’m doing it – years of failed relationships, a sense that my traditional “type” is actually really bad for me, this nagging sense that if I just do things differently than I normally would then maybe I’d get different results.  All good reasons.  But it’s leading […]
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WTF Reports – WTF?

So, as you all know, I’m currently using OKCupid.  It’s my second time around with this service.  The first time I tried it was a total waste of time.  But now, well, things seem to be going a little better (although the guy I went out with last Friday was a OKC guy).  I should […]
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Degrees of Separation

Dating in NYC is different than dating other places.  It just is.  It’s not better or worse.  It’s just different. I haven’t dated anyone who knew any of my exes in over 15 years.  And that wasn’t here in the city.  I was living in the UK then.  If I lived somewhere else, most other places, the […]
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Change You Can Live With?

A long, long time ago (in a land far, far away) I was dating the most shallow of boys.  And to be fair, our relationship was pretty shallow.  We liked each other enough, as people, and cared about each other.  But we had nothing in common and not much to talk about.  We were just […]
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