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

I REALLY Hate the Phone Thing

I know I’ve mentioned this before, more than once, but I need to vent. I REALLY hate the phone thing. I do not like to talk with guys I’ve never met on the phone. I realize that this is a normal part of the screening process for a lot of online daters. They exchange messages, […]
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MEN, Men, men

So many men, it really is a wonder I keep track of them all.  You’d think that with this many guys buzzing about I’d be getting laid, but no.  They come, they go. None of them stick around long enough for that. So the TALL man followed up his next day text with an email. […]
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Date Machine

I feel a little like a date machine. Tonight’s date was actually pretty good. Another academic but this one was a science guy and he didn’t take himself too seriously. If it wasn’t for the rain and the too loud wine bar it might have even qualified as a very good date. He asked about […]

Wow – What a Line

One of the things my online personals site asks is for members to list 5 things they can’t live without. As you can imagine, people come up with all kinds of answers. I’ve read at least a dozen guys who listed water, air, food, shelter and then a few dozen others who list their friends, […]
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Dispatch from Datingland

Bachelor #2 had to reschedule on me. He sent a very sweet, very apologetic email telling me about his busy week and his obligations over the coming weekend. He told me he understood if I was getting frustrated with him and that he does, indeed, want to meet me very much. I’m cool with it. […]
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