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

The Top 10 Posts of 2010

I’m a few days late with this. But better late than never? As my regular readers know, I’m not a big fans of lists. But I do love data. And so I’m one of those pathetically geeky people who look at year-end statistics to see if I can make heads or tails of what it […]

Fun with Science aka Why I’m Still Single

So lots of people have been posting and tweeting about this really cool article in Scientific American, What Attachment Theory Can Teach About Love and Relationships. I first read about it in Jezebel a couple of days ago and immediately clicked through, read it and did their handy, dandy little test. Speaking of which, since […]

It Doesn’t Matter Why

So, last week, I got to catch up with an old friend. One of those people I don’t speak to nearly as often as I should/wish I did. And, not that I minded (much), but we had the same old conversation. Her, “I just don’t get it. Why would he do that?” Me, “It doesn’t […]

Sometimes, the Truth Slips Out

The Conversation: @brooke_farmer:  @SimoneGrant It took me two and a half years before I felt ready to try another relationship. And I forgot in the meantime how to date. @SimoneGrant:  @brooke_farmer I fear I might have the opposite problem. I may have forgotten how to be in a relationship. Oopsie. @brooke_farmer:  @SimoneGrant I can’t even […]

I am my own worst enemy

I’m still home, sick, exhausted and sick of being sick and exhausted.  It’s now clear to me and just about everyone I know that my own behavior over the past few weeks has caused this illness to be much, much worse than it would have been otherwise. I didn’t go to the doctor soon enough. […]