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

Thank You for Writing, Part 2

As I predicted, the guy from Match called today. We had a nice little chat, at the end of which he asked me out to dinner Thursday night.  I suggested we make it drinks instead (that’s one rule I’m pretty strict with). So it’s a date. For any and all of you guys out there, […]

As a matter of fact, I do think online dating “works” (again)

Two quick stories. Story 1 I was at a party this weekend and amongst the guests were some fairly prolific daters, even a guy or two who might put me to shame.  Someone, one of the guys, brought up the topic of online dating.  He hadn’t done much of it and was a skeptic. He […]

How Do You Spell Success?

I’m a very goal-oriented person.  Obsessively so.  That’s one of the reasons I like online dating so much. I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that my efforts will yield results.  So, if I were to be really nerdy and look at this like an equation, it might be: minimal time + minimal money […]

But I Have Rope

So yesterday I mentioned a dinner party.  At some point in the evening we got to talking about online dating, I don’t remember how. Anyway, we shared stories of people who used old pictures, lied about their height – all the usual stuff. My story, I think, had them all beat.  It was a Saturday […]

I’ve Become THAT Person

So one day last week I received a message in my online dating message box that addressed me by name.  It confused me because it wasn’t a reply and I couldn’t find any other messages from the man in question.  And while my pictures are very recent and do, indeed, look like me (they are […]