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

Vive la Difference. But are we really that different?

I’m trying to get better about using Facebook. I know that there are many (strange) people who actually prefer it to twitter, or who don’t (gasp) use twitter. For those of you who don’t know, I’m a twitterholic. I came late to FB. In fact, I started to use it about a year after I […]


I was brave this weekend.  I walked into a party, by myself, knowing that I probably wouldn’t know a single person there. I was invited by someone I’d been trying to connect with for ages (she was the host). But other than her, someone I’d never actually met, I had no idea who might be […]

What About Us?

Sometimes I read stuff that I really want to comment on, but it takes me a few days to figure out exactly what I want to say. And then there are other times when I read something so smart, so important that I realize I have nothing really substantive to add.  This is one of […]
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And Then There Were None

A friend of mine got married last weekend.  I’m very happy for her.  Very happy.  I’m saying this without a trace of cynicism or jealousy.  She’s completely in love with the guy and he’s completely in love with her and I think they’ll be very happy together. There is little part of me, though, that […]
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Reality Check

Yeah, I watched Sex in the City.  Not first run, ’cause I don’t have cable, but in reruns.    One of the episodes that made an impression on me is when Carrie was hired to teach a Learning Annex class on where to meet men.  Hundreds of women show up, and of course she has […]