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

Dumb and Dumber

Fact: I like men. Fact: I don’t have as much patience for dating as I used to. Maybe that’s a good thing. Or a bad thing. Whichever. So as I mentioned, I spent some time this weekend hanging with a girlfriend comparing our Friday night dating disasters. My story was short. Short, silly and pathetic. […]

In Love with Love

Here’s a random thought to start your week off with a WTF?: Some people claim to be “in love” many times during their lives. Elizabeth Taylor is an obvious example although I can think of several people in their 30s who’ve already used, “in love” to describe at least a half-dozen relationships, or more. While […]

The Princess Syndrome and Getting Spoiled…WTF?

So here’s the thing, I really don’t get it.  I’m not saying I don’t get it to be provocative or funny.  I really, really don’t get it. In the comments to this week’s poll, a reader mentioned ‘The Princess Syndrome’ “where we’re made to feel like the best guy is the one that lavishes you […]

This Can’t Be Right, Can It? (American Sex Survey)

So last week Tressugar referenced a statistic from the American Sex Survey that seemed utterly implausible to me, that only 34% of women thought about sex daily. She thought it seemed pretty dubious, too, and asked her readers to weigh in. I was intrigued and so I opened up the survey and started reading (at […]

Aw Hell, I’m Just Going to Tell You the Story. Screw the Consequences.

So last night started out with a quick, cheap, yummy local working dinner with Lostplum (I am blessed to live within 5 blocks of a dozen amazing, low-price restaurants and so don’t feel too guilty about going every once and while – even though I probably should). We are now officially “working together”. More news […]