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

Do You Recycle Sex?

I have a new favorite phrase:  recycled sex.  Lots of us have had it.  It’s ex-sex, aka sex with someone you used to be in a relationship with. Like most things related to sex, people have very strong feelings about this.  Some people think it’s OK, some don’t.  I fall somewhere in between. My views […]
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There’s Always More to the Story

On Tuesday, I wrote about my cancelled date with Mr. Nicepost and the way I felt about it (stressed, distrustful, ashamed at my own lack of trust).  I tried to be as open and honest with you as I could be about my feelings, while at the same time leaving out lots of details about […]
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I Do NOT Want to Have Sex Like a Porn Star

First, let me start out by saying that I have nothing against porn.  Nothing at all.  I’m not personally a fan (Seriously, it doesn’t turn me on.  Instead, I find myself feeling embarrassed for the actors and actresses.) but have no issues with it. That said, I was so happy to read the posts in […]
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No, It Wasn’t Good For Me

You know I love my friends over at YourTango.  As far as lady mags go, theirs is pretty cool (I have nothing against women or magazines, but magazines that target women tend to be overly obsessed with celebrities, make-up, fashion and ‘pleasing your man’ – shit I really don’t care that much about).  Today they […]

Chemistry

First dates.  Let’s face it, they’re weird.  You get together with someone you don’t know (in my case, usually over drinks) to hang out/talk/get to know each other a little bit while you’re each thinking the same thing:  Is this someone I want to have sex with? Because, really, that’s what chemistry is.  At it’s […]