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

The futility of reasoning with crazy

I stole today’s title. I was reading Salon and saw an article with this title and damn, I just had to steal it (that’s all I’m stealing, here, I promise). The idea/phrase, ‘the futility of reasoning with crazy’ just seemed the perfect way to sum up some of my feelings about love and relationships. And to […]

Don’t Say Hello

Before I begin today’s topic, just a quick mention that this is another Insomniac Club post. You can follow along in real time via twitter using the #insomniaclub hashtag. Don’t Say Hello There are things I wish I could say to men on the first date. Before the first date. Telepathically as they first lay eyes on me. […]


So, a not so funny thing happened to me on a date this weekend.  It was a second date with this guy. We were talking. Having a really nice conversation. And all of sudden my eyes welled up with tears. I worked hard to fight them back, so maybe he didn’t notice. If he did […]

Sometimes, “I’m Sorry”, Isn’t Enough

I’m sorry. Two little words. I don’t know about anyone else, but for me, those 2 little words can sometimes feel like the most important words in the world. That’s right, more important that, I love you. Note: I don’t put much stock in ‘I love you’. But that’s for another day. When someone I […]

Not Your Ordinary Run of the Mill Crush

I’m starting to really lurve Thursdays.  This week’s guest post comes from @bethm411. Beth blogs at Midwestern Girl dating in her  *yipes* 30’s. Not Your Ordinary Run of the Mill Crush In November 2009, I went out to drinks with one of my best friends, Marcy, for her birthday.  She invited a few colleagues, none that […]