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

Do You Want to Get Married?

Did I ever tell you about the time I called a matchmaker? No, I’m pretty sure I haven’t. I was 34. I know that because I remember exactly where I was sitting when I made the call. I was having lunch at my desk, in my new temporary office, at a new job. It was […]

He’s a Man

I had a flashback, the other day, of a truly awful date. Let me say that again, a truly AWFUL date. It was a brunch date, a double date, at a popular brunch spot to which I can never return. The restaurant is ruined for me now. But wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. There’s […]


Every once in a while people will ask me how long I’ve been doing this blog thing and I have to stop and think. Hell, it’s been a while now. Since the summer of ’08. But sometimes it feels like I just started a couple of months ago. So, here’s a little flashback, for the […]

It Could Be Worse

I’ve long been a fan of the site, My Very Worst Date.  It’s an excellent reminder that no matter how lame a date might be, it could always be worse. Recently there were a couple of entries that really spoke to me.  One was about a woman who was set up by a Matchmaker with […]
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Dating is Funny

I’m all about trying new things.  You can call me Ms. Sure, Why Not?  So when I got an email inviting me to something called Laugh and Match, I was intrigued.  And also disappointed because it was scheduled for last night and I had long standing dinner plans with my newlywed friends.  Then I got […]
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