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

Too Young?

I like questions. And polls (obviously). So I tend to pay attention to polls on other sites. This week’s poll on Cupid’s Pulse caught my eye. I always thought of myself as a late-bloomer, in this respect (there seemed to be so many couples in love in high school and then even more in college […]

Do You Spend the Night?

A long, long time ago I remember having a conversation with a friend.  I honestly can’t remember who I was talking to, but I remember what we both said. She, “I fuck who I want to fuck. I don’t get into this whole boyfriend thing.” Now mind you, this was way back in the 90s, […]

How Long Should You Date Before Marriage?

Marriage, and the decision to marry, intrigues me. I was never one of those girls who dreamed about her wedding. Never flipped through bridal magazines and stared longingly at the big white dresses. Not my thing. But marriage, as a theory and an institution, that’s something I think about. Kinda the way I think about […]

Get a Room

So the other night I was out, having a perfectly pleasant night with friends, when I noticed a couple getting rather intimate in public just a few feet away.  They were kissing and touching and, really, it looked like they were a few minutes away from dry humping right there in the restaurant. Classy. We […]

I wouldn’t join any club that would have me as a member…

We’ve all heard the old Groucho Marx line, “I wouldn’t join any club that would have me as a member”. It’s funny. And maybe, not so funny. In the world of dating, it’s frequently true. I can’t tell you how many slightly (or not so slightly) overweight men and women I know who say they […]