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

I Just Don’t Know

I’ve had over 12 hours to think about it and I still have no idea what to think about last night’s date (OK, I was sleeping for at least 5 of those hours, but still).  I do, however, have a nickname for the guy.  That’s a no-brainer.  He’s Coach. I can’t tell you too many […]

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 […]

Some Things Are Worth Repeating – Be Safe

I know that only a small percentage of my readers read the comment threads (hey, it’s your loss, sometimes the comments are the best part of the post).  Well, I take my comments very seriously, try to respond appropriately and even take people’s advice when I think it’s appropriate (some of the changes I’ve made […]
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The Sound of Ugly

I meet the vast majority of the men I date on online dating sites. And unlike many of my fellow online daters, I don’t always talk with guys on the phone before making plans to meet them in person.  There are a couple of reasons for this.  First, I just don’t think you can learn […]
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7 Things A Guy Needs to Know About Picking An Online Dating Profile Picture

I’m an online dating veteran.  Been doing it on and off for almost 9 years.  A lot of things have changed over time.  Back in the olden days, very few people posted their pictures online.  We actually had to read through everyone’s profiles and decide who we were interested in without having any idea what they […]