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

I Should Be Ashamed of Myself

I’ve been an online dating asshole lately. A total asshole. Several times in the past few months, I’ve poked my head into the online dating world, started conversations with men, and then dropped back out. It was never my intention to end those conversations. Days would pass and I’d be thinking, I should really reply […]

OK for Now

Yesterday, after my nap, I found myself back at my computer.  I wish I didn’t feel the need to do it, but I had to check Mr. Potential’s online dating profile.  I wasn’t expecting it to have magically disappeared, although that would have made me extremely happy.  I was just hoping that he hadn’t look […]

Morning After Update

This is going to be unorganized and maybe incoherent because I’m bleary eyed and still drinking my coffee (yeah, at 11:24, and that’s a good thing).  Yesterday morning I got a lovely text from Mr. Potential telling me he was looking forward to seeing me later.  I texted back asking about our specific plans. We’d […]

Online Dating Etiquette

First, a bit of catch up.  I am woefully sick right now.  I’ve been struck down by an early autumn cold.  It’s been going around my office and it’s my turn.  I’m a coughing, sneezing mess.  I had to cancel/reschedule my date with Downtown Guy plus a couple of first dates I was supposed to […]