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

Ordering Off the Man Menu

It occurred to me the other day that if I could order up my “perfect man”, my dream guy, I’d have absolutely no idea where to start. Sure, I need him to be kind and smart and funny and ethical.  And we need to be able to have FUN together (of both the sexual and […]

How Long Is Too Long?

This week’s poll was inspired by, well stolen from Starangel82. With her permission, of course. You can see the original here. She’d met a man online and they’d been chatting and she quite liked him.  And was ready for him to ask her out.  More than ready. And it’s been her experience that men don’t […]

Shhhh. They’ll Hear You.

For those of you who don’t follow me on twitter (What’s wrong with you, why aren’t you on twitter? and why aren’t you following ME?) please allow me to apologize in advance.  I’ve been venting all morning. In the last 24 hours my life has turned into a demonstration of Murphy’s Law, with no end […]

Let Your Fingers Do the Talking?

This seems to be the week that everyone’s writing about texting and dating.  Match.com has an article that gives an overview of “High-Tech Dating” on their Happen site (it’s pretty wish-wishy, but it’s Match.com).  And SingleWomenRule.com has a post called To Text or Not To Text:  Dating Rules for a New World which starts with […]

Purity Test

I’ll be the first to admit that my mind is a bit warped.  Sometimes I just make the strangest connections. One of the first things I thought of after reading Mr. Newlywed’s story this weekend were those old purity tests that we used to take back in the dark ages (aka, high school). Does anyone […]