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

Blast from the past: There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

I’ve traveling today, so no new post. Instead, here’s an oldie but goodie: There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch This is not a new topic, for me or for anyone else.  But it keeps coming up. And maybe now that our entire financial system is collapsing and so many of us have less […]

And Things Keep Changing

I spent the better part of my weekend at a wedding.  A big, over-the-top, family wedding with hundreds of people who travelled from far and wide. It was nice.  And overwhelming.  And yeah (to state the obvious), I was one of only a half dozen people over the age of 30 who weren’t either married […]

Thoughts for the Week

Somehow, I managed to learn a few things this week.  Well, learn might be too strong a word.  But I’ve thought about stuff, stuff has happened, and I feel good about it. 1) I never did hear from Mr. 3 Dates and it’s pretty certain at this point I never will. Oh well. I guess […]

Winning and Losing

Here’s a random thought for you – when it comes to dating and relationships (or life), it’s probably not a good idea to think about winning and losing.  Winners or losers. Nope, not a good idea. Here’s a story - I have a friend, a married friend.  She was unhappy.  I’d say unhappily married, but that wouldn’t […]

Breakup Day

It was a lovely weekend in NYC.  It was sunny and not too warm. Perfect for long walks, alone or otherwise. I was out, enjoying a long walk, when I couldn’t help but notice a couple having a tense argument. They weren’t shouting. In fact, their voices were barely raised at all. But there was […]