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

And You Are It

I have no idea what made me think of this… A few years ago I met this guy (online).  We had a pretty great first date.  I thought he was smart and funny and cute – all the good stuff.  And he seemed really into me.  Almost too much.  Which caused a little warning bell […]
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Everyone Deserves Better

The other day my dear friend Singlegal wrote a post that included a description of a date she had, about a year ago: “About a year ago, I was sitting in my car and listening to a guy I was “dating” talk about how he’s never been to the dentist. This guy was overweight, self-centered, […]

Red Light, Green Light – 7 Signs that Say a Woman IS Looking to Hook Up

A couple of weeks ago, before I got this stupid flu thing, I was out drinking with some friends.  One of them was a straight guy friend who is completely clueless about women and dating, which I think is kind of charming, in a weird way.  But I’m strange. I digress, we were just hanging […]
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I Can Admit When I’m Wrong

I admit it.  There’s a pretty good chance that I’ve been wrong.  For a while.  That I’ve been making some bad decisions.  Over and over. Gee, what a surprise. Back when I was saying that it didn’t matter that so many men lied on their online profiles about their height, weight and/or age.  That it […]

Dateable Redux

Humor me for a moment:  please click here Seinfeld: “Elaine, what percentage of people would you say are good-looking?” Julia Louis-Dreyfus: “Twenty-five percent?” Seinfeld: “Twenty-five percent?” Louis-Dreyfus: “Um-hmm.” Seinfeld: “No way! It’s like four-to-six percent. It’s a 20-to-1 shot.” Louis-Dreyfus: “You’re way off.” Seinfeld: “Way off?” Louis-Dreyfus: “Yeah.” Seinfeld: “Have you been to the motor […]