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

Dumper Or Dumpee: Which is Hotter?

Who’lda thunk it – I have something in common with David Brooks. We’re both utterly fascinated by social science research. A couple of days ago he wrote about a bunch of mildly bizarre, recent studies. One of which caught my eye. Would you rather date someone who dumped his or her last partner or someone […]

“He’s not going to buy the cow if he can get the milk for free.”

I’ve been working on this post for the last few days.  Or rather, I’ve taken several stabs at it. I keep writing posts full of passion and conviction. None of which really belong here. The thing is, I have a stake in this fight.  But I try (TRY) to keep my temper in check and […]

Online Dating: A Follow Up (2 Minutes in the Cereal Aisle)

Online dating.  Everywhere I look there seems to be people talking and writing about online dating (I’m not sure if that’s a good or bad omen for Cupcakes & Cupid. Time will tell.).  Last week Jezebel questioned whether there was still a stigma attached to online dating. I think there most definitely is not, and […]

Be Yourself

You all know how much I love dating and relationship experts.  I love them.  I especially love the way they give completely contradictory advice, with a straight face, and then expect people to take them seriously.  And sadly, people do.  Take them seriously.  Because so many of us are so freaking desperate to find love […]
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Today’s second post is the first of a multi-part story.  Both the story and the author are called simply Anonymous, for reasons that will eventually be made clear. “Names, dates and places in this post have been changed in order to maintain anonymity.  In real life, “Emily” is a rather well-known blogger and media personality. […]
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