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Mating Archive

February 9, 2004
Remixed Singles

Unattached 35-plus New Yorkers have a lot more on their minds than just hooking up—even at a party designed for that very thing.

January 19, 2004
Fake Friends

What could be safer than meeting a friend of a friend online and going out on a little date? Lots of things, it turns out.

January 5, 2004
It's Her Thing

How a beautiful woman with a little something extra got that way—and why “straight” men are lining up to meet her.

December 15, 2003
A Few Screws Loose

Why so many seemingly sane men can’t stay away from that enticing breed of New York City woman: the maniac.

December 1, 2003
No Expiration Date

For single women without marriage prospects who are pushing 40, getting ready for that 300th first date isn’t always as hard as you might imagine.

November 17, 2003
Packing Up Is Hard to Do

He’s cute, he’s available, and he’s right there in your apartment. A roommate can be so tantalizing—but don’t touch, or you may end up back home with Mom and Dad.

November 3, 2003
The Wedding Planner

From the moment she sent out the invitations, everything that could go wrong with the writer’s wedding plans did—except, of course, the part that mattered most.

October 20, 2003
Mano a Mano

Much has been made about how a “Queer Eye” can benefit a straight guy. But there is no shortage of gay men who would welcome a little straightening out.

October 6, 2003
Political Partying

It’s not surprising that young voters are turning out in droves for Howard Dean fund-raisers and rallies. What could be sexier than a well-honed set of political values?

September 22, 2003
The Long Goodbye

Dan and Allison are doing everything they can to remain friends. But is it really possible to end a marriage without destroying the relationship?

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