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

Back in the Game

So much has happened in the last few days.  But then, nothing has actually happened. The European had dutifully been texting me good morning just about every day since our third date. Plus some additional texts later in the day.  I heard from him Saturday night that he’d actually been home sick for most of […]
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I logged onto during halftime to check on one of the site’s features (kind of for research).  I know I said I was going to reactivate my account, but truth is I never got around to it.  I’ve been so busy lately that I even hid my OKCupid profile.  Just for the time being.  […]
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Alright, Already

Enough with the whining and the moaning.  No one wants to hear it. I’ve decided that maybe the best way to handle this crisis is to handle it the way I’ve handled similar crisises in the past (no, not get drunk and sleep with the first gorgeous but inappropriate man who seems convenient, although that […]
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Online Dating Update – A Quickie

It’s been a while since I’ve mentioned this and so I figured it was time. I was wrong in my initial assessment of OKCupid (when I said there were no decent guys on there for me).  Totally wrong. It’s been a few weeks now and I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the guys I’ve met on […]
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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 […]