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

Back in Olden Days

I’m been thinking about this post for days. Trying to figure out how to frame it… Seems like everywhere I look there are posts about how BAD dating is. Not just online dating, but dating in general. I know some people who claim to have given up on it all together. I’ve certainly gone through […]

It’s a Small World

I was on a date. A first date. With a guy I met online. From the moment we met, he looked vaguely familiar. Not from his photos, but as if we’d met before. He looked like his photos. But he didn’t seem familiar in the photos. Go figure. It hit me about 15 minutes in. […]

Damaged

So, a not so funny thing happened to me on a date this weekend.  It was a second date with this guy. We were talking. Having a really nice conversation. And all of sudden my eyes welled up with tears. I worked hard to fight them back, so maybe he didn’t notice. If he did […]

Fine Isn’t Good Enough for Me

So this is a story inside of a story, written by a still-very-sick woman. It may or may not make any sense. A friend came by with soup and juice, for which I was grateful. More for the company than for the soup and juice.  She mentioned a couple dates she’d been on recently and […]

My Energy Needs a Sex Change

So, first a few quick facts. 1) I actually like online dating (this should not be news to anyone who’s read this blog more than 2 or 3 times). I think it’s an easy way to meet new guys. I don’t think it’s stressful, nor do I feel my self-esteem being battered away by the […]