October 28, 2016
no_serial_daters

No Serial Daters

It was a glorious, late autumn evening on the southeast coast. Just a hint of a chill in the stiff breeze coming off the Atlantic. […]
October 28, 2016
single_dad_aka_mr_asshole

Single Dad AKA Mr. A——

The night held a frenetic kind of energy. It was like she inhaled it in the air. She was nervous to finally be meeting Single […]
October 27, 2016
yes-yes_oh_god_yes

Yes, Yes!! Oh, god, YES!!!

She’d been sitting with two girlfriends at the adjacent high top in the bar so she’d noticed him before his date walked in. Clearly they’d […]
October 27, 2016
women_thinking_logically

Women Thinking Logically

It’d been a while since she’d logged into the dating site, two or three weeks at least, maybe more … and the difference was night and […]
October 27, 2016
true_romance

True Romance

She knew that her profile might attract those more on the fringe of society than the kind of guy she should be looking for. But […]
October 27, 2016
skinny_dipping_roomate

Skinny Dipping Roommate

She walked into her usual meeting place, jokingly referred to by her friends as First Date Central, and scanned the bar. She did see one […]
October 27, 2016
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Railway Station Rendezvous

Clearly the email blitz had begun … in earnest … it was more like a prelaunch countdown in a NASA control room than a dating […]
October 27, 2016
no_more_kisses_for_you

No More Kisses For You

The text was from her girlfriend. “I shall soon cross the street from my house to yours, wine bottle in hand. I need to spend […]
October 27, 2016
he_nose_its_me

He Nose It’s Me

Walking up and down the aisles of her local bookstore was deeply satisfying to her. She fondly recalled weekend trips to the library as a […]
October 13, 2016
no_show

No Show

It started like most of her romances did. Except maybe the time in high school when her biology lab partner gushed to her during a […]
October 13, 2016
karoake_night

Karaoke Night

Her friend called her up and immediately told her to get out of her PJs. “You have been having dates with Netflix (except without the […]
October 13, 2016
overseas_romance

Overseas Romance

She couldn’t believe it was happening again. The way she first became aware of him was on Facebook. This British boy. She couldn’t recall when […]
October 1, 2016
why_didn_t_you_just_say_so

Why Didn’t You Just Say So

 They did not live around the corner from each other. Some might find that quite appealing for obvious reasons but from the way their exchanges […]
October 1, 2016
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Smash My Laptop With A Hammer

Supposedly, the darkest hour was just before dawn, but for her it came shortly after she kissed her son goodnight. That was when the bleakness […]
October 1, 2016
skeet_range

Skeet Range

She’d gone into in the grocery store as she’d left the gym … it was right next door … and that was a mistake. At […]
October 1, 2016
human_crack

Human Crack

The day went by as it always did. A blur. She was feeling so tired after having tucked in her son. Who was she kidding? […]
October 1, 2016
erotic_email

Erotic Email

She opened her eyes suddenly at 2:30 AM, which was strange by itself, because once she’d fallen asleep, she practically never woke up, except on […]
July 30, 2016
i_think_i_love_you

I Think I Love You

She never ate lunch this late. She enjoyed the midday socializing with the people in the office so she made it a point to go […]
July 30, 2016
okay_i_ll_bite

Ok I’ll Bite

She pulled into her garage, hit the clicker to put the door down behind her, got out, and for just a moment she glanced back […]
July 30, 2016
this_is_what_dickhead_wrote

This Is What Dickhead Wrote

She could not believe that she was sitting there alone. The waitress came back over and said, “what time is he supposed to be here?”. […]
July 30, 2016
old_sweet_song

Old Sweet Song

The place was packed, partly because of a violent summer storm. Lightning flashed white, rapid fire, just outside the glass doors. The thunder was immediate, […]