Friends With Benefits, Part 5 – Disappointment

Friends With Benefits, Part 5 – Disappointment

Peter is coming over. Remember Peter? He’s Lucy’s Friend with Benefits – the slightly annoying, totally flaky guy who nonetheless is not totally shite and selfish in bed and provides Lucy with some much-needed you-know-what when there are no better options on the horizon. If you don’t remember him, you… 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
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
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
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
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
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
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 3 – Dinner

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 3 – Dinner

Lucy is meeting her friend Amir for a drink.  Except now that Amir’s broken up with his long-term partner, she’s not sure if they are still friends, or something more.  This might be a sort-of-date, and she’s nervous. (To read the story from the beginning, click here) It’s Sunday evening.… View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 2 – Request

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 2 – Request

Lucy’s friend Amir recently broke up with Julie, his partner of 10 years with whom he has two kids. To read the story from the beginning, click here. Lucy and Amir have always enjoyed a healthy but entirely platonic mutual appreciation, but over the last few months the tone of his… View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 1 – Beginnings

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 1 – Beginnings

Lucy’s friend Amir has recently split up from his long-term partner. Lucy and Amir met through work, and have been friends for about five years.  They don’t work together any more, but they have a feisty ongoing WhatsApp chat, and get pissed together every so often. When they met, Lucy… View Post
Friends with Benefits, Part 2 – Body Hair

Friends with Benefits, Part 2 – Body Hair

Lucy’s had three dates with Peter who works in radio.  (To read from the beginning, click here.) The third date wasn’t really a date – more an entirely unapologetic and surprisingly acrobatic sex session, after which he vanished completely into thin air. Lucy was just about start googling for news… View Post
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.