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

Stuff I Learned Cruising For Chicks

So last week I spent some time cruising for chicks.  And let me tell you, that was funny.  Women can be just as silly as men, and in some ways WAY sillier. I think the thing that surprised me the most was just how many women were overtly looking for a sugardaddy (even if they […]

Learning to Read

Without giving too much away, Lostplum and I have been working (with varying levels of diligence) on a couple of new projects together.  One of them is Cupcakes & Cupid (Hey, single New Yorkers, have you gotten your tickets yet?  Guys, we haven’t forgotten about you.  You can come to the party on the 13th.*) […]

7 Things Girls Need to Know About Picking An Online Dating Profile Picture

As I mentioned last week, I have (many, many) years experience as an online dater.  And so what I’m telling you I’ve learned from my personal experience. No man is going to read your profile unless he thinks you’re hot.  Not even if you have a supercool user name and a great headline.  It’s just […]

Speaking of Drinking

It was a little over a year ago.  We’d met online (surprise, surprise) and had a pleasant enough first date – drinks at a pub.  It was an awkward situation, because I was fresh from a pretty gruesome break-up and he had clearly lied about his age (His profile said 50, which was 13 years […]

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 […]