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

Trust. It Really Isn’t That Hard.

I’d left a message for my doctor. It wasn’t urgent. I just needed to talk with her about some new side effects I’m struggling with from the new new drugs. Fun fun. Anyway, I didn’t recognize the voice of the woman who answered the phone, which was weird. I’ve been a patient at that practice […]

I’ve Got to Think Twice Before I Give My Heart Away

This isn’t a story I’d been planning on telling here. Not here, not now. But then it came to mind as I was responding to comments on a recent post and I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. So here it is. Note: Writing this was hard for me. I’d like […]

“Your task is not to seek for love…”

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi So, um… yeah. I get it. At least, I think I do. I am the barrier queen. So much so that not too long ago, after a date, a […]

Welcome to “Simone Grant’s Blog’s” New Home

I’m not the type of person who carefully researches every single detail of a new hobby/passion BEFORE starting out. Nope. If I want to try something new, I tend to dive in. Head first. See how I like it.  And then, if it’s a good fit, I’ll make the investment in time and resources to learn […]

Looks Can Be Deceiving

I have a new favorite TV show – Dexter (can you please not read too much into that, please). I’m always a few episodes or seasons behind with everything, but being so sick gave me plenty of time to catch up with my TV watching (seriously, I’ve pretty much run out of stuff I wanna […]