Single in the City

Woman on Top
BY LISA DEPAULO
As the shamelessly sexual Samantha on Sex and the City, Kim Cattrall is proving to a new generation of single women (and men) that bad girls don’t always get punished. Just ask her husband … (read on)

The Rise of the Soft Man
BY ARIEL LEVY
Recently, I went and had a beer or five with an attractive young man who’d been e-mailing me since we met at a party in late spring. After six hours of chatting and a half-hour of stumbling through the sticky summer night, he was … (read on)

Girl Trouble
BY ANONYMOUS
One of my weirder New York dating disappointments came right after what I thought was a pretty decent date. Two days after getting fixed up by a friend, I called to thank her and … (read on)

The Gay Dating Coach
BY BOB MORRIS
Jim Sullivan is a gay-dating coach. But there’s something of the religious fanatic in him, too. After all, he was a Christian Brother (and also a teacher, guidance counselor, and principal) before he found his … (read on)

Naked Lunch
BY SUSAN AVERY
Today I spent $400 on gifts for my boyfriend of three months. There’s no particular occasion coming up. No pushing him to commit. He decided I was his soul mate about eleven minutes into our first date. It’s just that he’s … (read on)

Lowering the Bar
BY AMY SOHN
My boyfriend and I broke up this summer, and since then I’ve been on the prowl. I’ve gone on a few dates and even met a guy I could dig, but I haven’t had any sleazy bar hookups and my life has been feeling incomplete. So I decided to … (read on)

Yenta Takes Manhattan
BY VANESSA GRIGORIADIS
There’s quite a conglomerate of people here tonight,” says Janis Spindel, craning her head to inspect the crowd at the opening party of the 61st Street Reebok Sports Club/LA. “Not really Upper East Sidey, just … (read on)

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