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

A Little Foreplay Goes a Long Way

As hard as I try, I usually have a bachelor’s fridge. Virtually empty but for leftovers, condiments and wine. I just can’t get the hang of the whole shopping and cooking for one thing. And maybe I never will. But like I said, I always have wine. I’m not a huge drinker nowadays, but I like […]

How About a Drink?

My preference, for first dates, is to meet for a drink. It can be coffee, wine, beer. But, really, I don’t want to commit to more than a beverage on a first date. It’s a time commitment thing. And usually, when a guy asks me out, if he doesn’t explicitly says, “a drink”, I suggest […]

One, Two, Three Dates – a quick update

As it stands now, I have 3 dates scheduled this week (none of which are with this guy, btw). I think that may be too much/too many, but these are all men I’ve been communicating with for a while. For weeks (I was out of town for weeks and “met” these guys online right before […]

When In Doubt, Do Nothing

I really don’t have that much to say about last night’s date with Mr. Midwest. It was our 6th date (I think, maybe it was the 7th?). After some last minute changes (scheduling issues, overcrowded restaurants) we ended up at a great local wine bar that we’ve been to before. Tonight was probably the most […]

For Starters, We Need a Translator

So, I’ve told a bunch of people about this already and as is typical of my life a) people don’t agree on how I should proceed b) I’m kinda on the fence. I’d told Mr. Midwest that I wanted to have a low-key night on Friday.  I specifically said, “isn’t there a game on we […]