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

Online Dating Etiquette

First, a bit of catch up.  I am woefully sick right now.  I’ve been struck down by an early autumn cold.  It’s been going around my office and it’s my turn.  I’m a coughing, sneezing mess.  I had to cancel/reschedule my date with Downtown Guy plus a couple of first dates I was supposed to […]
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Off Topic

I have more tales of lies and dysfunction for you and will write another one up later today or tomorrow. I hope you are enjoying them. I find the theme cathartic. And hey, I would love it if more of you would share your stories. There’s something about knowing that this stuff happens to everyone, […]


So last night I got a call from this guy I’ve been flirting with via email. We first met online a few weeks ago and I have to admit that, despite myself, I was developing a little crush on him. He’s not the most attractive man I’ve met this year (or even this month) and […]
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A Quick Rant Before Lunch

I’ve had to take a short time away from actual dating.  I’m out of town tending to some urgent family business.  In the meantime, I’ve been reflecting a bit on the game of online dating. Here’s my new pet peeve –  OLD PICS.  I know, this has come up before in prior posts.  When I […]
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Forgettable? Me?

For the second time in as many years, I’ve received an introductory message from a man I’ve already gone out with.  That’s right, these are men I met online, exchanged several messages with, and then went out on a date with. Neither date was fabulous, neither was remarkably bad. Just your typical, waste of time, […]
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