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

Living with the Consequences

So I was having dinner with family, and friends of the family. ‘Tis the season. The night was going well enough. I’ve finally learned to hold my tongue and not take offense when people say offensive things. Just better to get along. A friend of the family asked if she could share a problem with […]

No More Crappy First Dates

People keep asking me about my dating life. It’s been a long time since I’ve written about a recent date, here. There are a few reasons for that. All falling under the theme – nothing worth writing about. I’d thought I’d met someone interesting, way back in the fall, before I got sick. Not much had […]

The Truth Can Set You Free

Elizabeth Rose, one-third of our friends north of the border at MetAnotherFrog, contributes today’s tale of long distance love lost. Even if freedom is not your choice or your desire… The Truth Can Set You Free “You can’t handle the truth!” ~ Jack Nicholson, A Few Good Men Long ago, in a far away land, Elizabeth […]

Give a Guy a Chance?

So this is a story of me being completely picky and unreasonable. Or maybe it’s not.  Truth is, my memory is a little hazy on the details. I got a message in my online dating inbox the other day from a man who wondered why I rejected him (he didn’t use those words, but that’s […]

Sometimes, the Truth Slips Out

The Conversation: @brooke_farmer:  @SimoneGrant It took me two and a half years before I felt ready to try another relationship. And I forgot in the meantime how to date. @SimoneGrant:  @brooke_farmer I fear I might have the opposite problem. I may have forgotten how to be in a relationship. Oopsie. @brooke_farmer:  @SimoneGrant I can’t even […]