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

and the Bad Dates…

I had a post all set and ready to go for today. It just needed a bit of polishing… And then I read The Big Girl Blog’s post this morning and she totally inspired me to write this. Her post was called, How to Deal with Rejection. An important topic for any dater (or human […]

It’s a Small World

I was on a date. A first date. With a guy I met online. From the moment we met, he looked vaguely familiar. Not from his photos, but as if we’d met before. He looked like his photos. But he didn’t seem familiar in the photos. Go figure. It hit me about 15 minutes in. […]

My Springtime Wish: A Man with a Plan

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – nothin is sexier than a man with a plan. OK, so maybe I haven’t used those exact words (or maybe I did, who the hell remembers). But on my big list of turn-offs is guys who say things like, “let’s get together sometime this weekend.” […]

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 […]

Talk About TMI!!!

Speaking of random online dating nonsense. One of the other messages in my inbox must have, certainly, set a record for the most egregious oversharing with a total stranger, ever. I was informed, by this guy who seemed to want to go out with me (because why else would he be writing) that he’s a […]