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My Dog Ate My Homework

Recently, out with my friend M, I got drunk. I didn’t mean to—drinks in Manhattan are $16 each, and by the time I’m drunk, I’m...

For Better or For Worse

Lately I’ve been thinking about the men I’ve dated, and who I would be now if I stayed with them. I think about David, the...

Attention Whore

After a particularly rough breakup with a guy who’d led me on for months, I found myself moping hardcore. I came straight home from work...

Friends with Benefits: Part Three

When it comes to friends with benefits, one of two things typically seems to happen: You become straight-up fuck buddies, only calling each other...

Friends with Benefits: Part Two

M and I started hanging out more and more as I adjusted to city life. Whenever I wanted to go out, he was down....

Friends with Benefits – Part One

M was my first friend in New York. He was a great guy, sweet and gentle, but also protective. He was always there for me...

Cat Got My Tongue

While at a house party one Friday night, I was introduced to a very cute boy. He was adorable, really. Short, tiny, blonde, tan—you just...

A Waste of Gunpowder and Sky

One night, I had plans to hang out with Curly B, a new friend of mine who had curly blonde hair and a shared...

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE MY COUCH

The other night I went out for drinks with a couple of friends. We ended up at Boxers Chelsea—my idea, because of their two-for-one happy...

Hanging on the Telephone

I met T via Grindr, how I meet just about everyone I’ve been on a date with. We exchanged a few innocent face pictures,...

We Are Everywhere

I remember my first Pride in New York--well, technically my second, since I spent my first New York Pride in Soho, selling reasonably priced...

THE HUNT

“Hunt” really is an appropriate word when talking about looking for a new apartment. Sure, unlike a fox, the apartment isn’t running away, dodging you...

A Beautiful Little Fool

Recently, a coworker and I went for a drink at Rebar, which occupies the space previously known as G-Lounge. Delighted at the sight of a...

Just Friends – Part Five

After A finally moved into a new apartment, we tried to rekindle our friendship. It didn’t go well. He still complained a lot about his...

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