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

Online Dating Story Du Jour

So yesterday was the day that everyone wrote about Match.com’s new screening policy: Starting soon, they’ll be checking their users against the sex offender registry. So not so much du jour as d’hier. Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t see this as a huge deal. I’m not going to feel any safer knowing that all […]

I’d Rather Be Safe

There’s this guy I’ve been meaning to meet for a couple of weeks. I would have gotten together with him last weekend, but I wasn’t feeling well. Anyway, we’re trying to set plans for next week.  And he keeps suggesting that we take a ride out to the beach. And since NYC is in the […]

7 Things I Love About Online Dating

Online dating has a bad reputation.  A really, really bad reputation. Recently, one of my readers mentioned to me (he was being very nice about it, and I’m not mocking him or taking that comment negatively) that perhaps I shouldn’t be wasting my time with online dating.  That I should be using my energy to […]