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

WTF Reports – WTF?

So, as you all know, I’m currently using OKCupid.  It’s my second time around with this service.  The first time I tried it was a total waste of time.  But now, well, things seem to be going a little better (although the guy I went out with last Friday was a OKC guy).  I should […]
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I Say Stupid Stuff, Sometimes

I have a date tonight.  A first date.  I met this guy, online, last weekend (I think) and he asked me out earlier in the week.  We’d been emailing back and forth for days and he seemed like someone I’d want to meet.  We set the day and the time but didn’t make any specific […]
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Degrees of Separation

Dating in NYC is different than dating other places.  It just is.  It’s not better or worse.  It’s just different. I haven’t dated anyone who knew any of my exes in over 15 years.  And that wasn’t here in the city.  I was living in the UK then.  If I lived somewhere else, most other places, the […]
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Change You Can Live With?

A long, long time ago (in a land far, far away) I was dating the most shallow of boys.  And to be fair, our relationship was pretty shallow.  We liked each other enough, as people, and cared about each other.  But we had nothing in common and not much to talk about.  We were just […]
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I’m Kinda a Bad Person

No one could ever accuse me of being a golddigger.  Not with a straight face.  Sure, I’ve dated guys with money (I dated one guy who had a bedroom closet that was bigger than my bedroom and he lived in a better neighborhood than I did) and I’ve dated guys who were broke.  I’ve never […]
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