You might have noticed that guys who use dating apps and websites get rather a bad press. Women frequently complain that the large majority of the men they come across are rude, disrespectful, crass and obnoxious. Cries of ‘Where have all the decent men gone?’ and ‘Why are the good… View Post

The Married Man, Part 3 – Aftermath

The Married Man, Part 3 – Aftermath

Lucy’s in a bit of a predicament.  She’s developed spine-tingling girly feelings for her married friend, Michael.  If you missed the story, you can catch up here. If you’ve been following the drama, you’ll probably remember that last week Lucy went to have dinner with Michael, and on the way there… View Post View Post
The Married Man, Part 2 – Dinner

The Married Man, Part 2 – Dinner

Lucy has developed strong feelings for a colleague, whose name is Michael. To read last week’s post, all about how this happened, click here. Lucy can’t be 100% sure if it’s actual love, or just a fuck-off HUGE crush, but it certainly feels like it might be the Real Deal. … View Post View Post
The Married Man, Part 1 – Background

The Married Man, Part 1 – Background

Lucy has a problem.  His name is Michael, and he’s married.  It’s the first day of a new project, and Lucy arrives at the office in Hammersmith at 9.30 am, hair freshly washed, and dressed to make a good first impression.  She is met by the boss, who takes her… View Post View Post
The ‘Second Anniversary’ Date, Part 2 – The Date

The ‘Second Anniversary’ Date, Part 2 – The Date

Lucy has a date with Lewis, whom she first matched with on Tinder two years ago but has never met. (To read from the beginning, click here) Their first correspondence ended when Lewis cancelled their planned date just a few days before. But now, two years later, they have rematched on… View Post View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 7 – Showdown

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 7 – Showdown

We left the story of Lucy and Amir at the point where Amir, who until last year had just been Lucy’s good friend, had asked her out on a date and then cancelled it and vanished. If none of this is making any sense, you’d better catch up first.  Here’s… View Post View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 6 – Ghosting

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 6 – Ghosting

By now you’re probably all familiar with the ongoing drama with Lucy’s newly-single friend Amir. If you’re not, you can read from the beginning here (you might need a cuppa and a comfy chair for that though).  If you’d prefer a quick recap, the most recent post is here. In… View Post View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 5 – Cancellation

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 5 – Cancellation

Lucy has been flirting for weeks with her friend Amir, who recently came out of a long-term relationship. (If you missed it, you can read from the beginning here, or catch up on last week here). The flirting has made Lucy realise she has feelings for Amir.  In fact, quite… View Post View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 4 – Bumble

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 4 – Bumble

Lucy has been having a promising flirtation with her charming, handsome and funny friend Amir. To read what happened last time, click here. Lucy and Amir have been mates for over 5 years, but since he broke up with his partner last Christmas their friendship has become increasingly flirty. Amir… View Post View Post
Friends with Benefits, Part 4 – Benefits

Friends with Benefits, Part 4 – Benefits

Lucy has a ‘date’ with Peter, her new Friend With Benefits. To find out how on earth a woman as utterly-crap-with-men as Lucy managed to bag herself an actual FWB, click here (this takes you back to the very beginning). Or click here to catch up on what happened last time. Lucy and Peter have… View Post View Post
Friends with Benefits, Part 3 – Suspicion

Friends with Benefits, Part 3 – Suspicion

With all the goings-on with Al and Amir, you’ve probably forgotten all about Peter, the guy who works in radio who was only interested in Lucy for One Thing. If you’re new here (in which case, welcome!), or you’d like to refresh your memory, you can read from the beginning… View Post View Post