The Pushy Guy, Part 2 – Aggression

The Pushy Guy, Part 2 – Aggression

Lucy has a second date with Cain, the Kenyan guy she met on Hinge, but she’s really not sure about him at all. On one hand, he’s handsome and chatty, with astounding catlike eyes and a certain naughty spark about him. And they had quite a lot in common. But… View Post
The Pushy Guy, Part 1 – Discomfort

The Pushy Guy, Part 1 – Discomfort

It’s a Saturday, and Lucy has a spontaneous date with a man who is not Charlie. For the past three months non-monogamous Charlie has provided Lucy with a welcome diversion from the mind-numbing tedium and eternal disappointment of dating apps. Even with all the headfuckery he’s caused her, it’s been… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 9 – Unprotected

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 9 – Unprotected

Terminally single, diehard monogamous Lucy has accidentally ended up in a relationship-of-sorts with Charlie, a sexy 40-year-old lawyer who’s polyamorous and planning a wedding to his partner of three years. Yeah, I know, total headfuck. To find out how it happened, start from the top here or read what happened… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 8 – Jealousy

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 8 – Jealousy

It’s now been three months since Lucy first met Charlie, who is in an Open Relationship and just got engaged. If you’re new to this story, you can start from the top here, or skip back to the last post here. As time’s passed Lucy and Charlie have settled into… View Post
The Geography Teacher, Part 7 – Ceilidh

The Geography Teacher, Part 7 – Ceilidh

The last time Lucy saw Josh, the sweet but slightly eccentric geography teacher, it was just after she’d met Charlie. Josh had been acting a bit weird, and Lucy’s head was full of thoughts of another man, so although they’d ended up getting naked and doing naughty things to one… View Post
Guest Post: Jude and the Mr Right Nows

Guest Post: Jude and the Mr Right Nows

Lucy has been away on holiday to try to avoid the horror that is her birthday and didn’t have time to write a post this week. So here, in her absence, is a guest post from the lovely Jude Peppis-Clay. I know I won’t be alone in feeling this if… View Post
Lucy Overthinks… Turning 40

Lucy Overthinks… Turning 40

This is it folks. The end is nigh. Destruction and terror shall rain forth upon the earth. The rivers shall turn to blood, plagues of locusts shall devour everything in their path, and zombies shall rise from the dead. Life as we know it shall cease and die. Lucy is… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 7 – U-Turn

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 7 – U-Turn

Lucy’s caught between a rock and a hard place. The rock is the loneliness of singledom: the being alone, the mindless trauma of dating apps, the agonising enforced celibacy. The hard place is in Charlie’s pants. And also outside them, in the heartache and headfuckery that comes with trying to… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 6 – Gift

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 6 – Gift

For the last few weeks Lucy’s managed to get herself tangled up in a red-hot romance with Charlie, a charismatic and sexy 40-year-old who’s in an Open Relationship. After much soul-searching and ALL the overthinking, she’d just about managed to accept this confusing state of affairs when Charlie pulled the… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 5 – Breaking News

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 5 – Breaking News

After seven smoking hot dates, during which Lucy did her level best to resist non-monogamous Charlie’s advances as much as she possibly could, finally, last Sunday, her willpower crumbled. You can read all the juicy details of what happened here, or catch up from the beginning of this story here. Maybe… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 4 – Surrender

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 4 – Surrender

In the space of just 10 days Lucy’s had five intensely hot dates with Charlie, who defines himself as ‘ethically non-monogamous’. If you missed that, you might want to read from the beginning here, or skip back to last week here. There’s no denying it: Lucy’s pant-wettingly attracted to Charlie.… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 3 – House Visit

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 3 – House Visit

It’s been two weeks and three dates since Lucy met Charlie, the non-monogamous guy, at her friends’ house party, and she can think about nothing else. If you have no idea who Charlie is, or what’s going on, it’s best if you catch up from the beginning here, or read… View Post
Is Finding Love Down To Luck?

Is Finding Love Down To Luck?

[AD] My friend Suzanne was single for a decade. She barely went on any dates at all, and absolutely refused to go online. She just quietly carried on with her life, until the summer she went back to visit her parents, met a guy from her home town in a… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 2 – Temptation

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 2 – Temptation

Lucy’s been asked on a second date by Charlie, a tall, charming 40-year-old lawyer she met at a house party. Although she didn’t fancy him at first, Charlie turned out to be clever, confident, easy to talk to, and surprisingly sexy. In other words, pretty much Lucy’s perfect man. Apart from… View Post
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.