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

Speaking of Drinking

It was a little over a year ago.  We’d met online (surprise, surprise) and had a pleasant enough first date – drinks at a pub.  It was an awkward situation, because I was fresh from a pretty gruesome break-up and he had clearly lied about his age (His profile said 50, which was 13 years […]

You Are What You Drink

I admit it.  I’m part of the problem.  The newspaper business is dying and I’m one of the reasons why (OK – I know that the problems of the newspaper industry are far more complex than just the fact that more people are reading the online editions.  There’s the decline in ad revenues, the cost […]

Yep – It Was the Dealbreaker

Sunday night was my much anticipated 3rd date with The Musician.  As I shared with you, I went into the date assuming that he was hoping we’d have sex for he first time (he invited me over for a home-cooked dinner, which translates to, “I want to see you naked” in my world).  I was […]
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1 + 1 + 1 = Good Date

I will eventually get down to giving you the names of some of my favorite places to go for dates.  For first dates and for 2nd, 3rd… dates (which I’m really excited about).  But for these first few posts I’m just laying the ground work. Speaking of groundwork, let’s talk about what I think makes […]
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Date Machine

I feel a little like a date machine. Tonight’s date was actually pretty good. Another academic but this one was a science guy and he didn’t take himself too seriously. If it wasn’t for the rain and the too loud wine bar it might have even qualified as a very good date. He asked about […]