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 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
The Geography Teacher, Part 6 – Reunion

The Geography Teacher, Part 6 – Reunion

Just two days after Lucy’s surprise date with Charlie, the non-monogamous guy she met at a house party, she has a date lined up with the lovely Josh, the Geography Teacher. Lucy and Josh met up five times before she went to Kenya, but although Josh was a sweetheart and… View Post
Lucy Overthinks… The Sexification of Dating

Lucy Overthinks… The Sexification of Dating

Now that Lucy’s returned from her adventures in Kenya, she’s taking a momentary breather before diving back into the dating game.  In the meantime, here are a few (OK lots!) of thoughts about the Sexification of Dating. Dating apps have made it easier than ever to get sex. You can… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 8 – Cold Sore

Mr No-Relationship, Part 8 – Cold Sore

It’s Thursday night in Kenya, and Lucy and Brad have gone back to his fancy hotel.  Even though they only met a week ago, tomorrow they’re off for a sexy weekend away in a scenic lakeside retreat a few hours from Nairobi, and Lucy’s both nervous and excited. If you… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 6 – Opening Up

Mr No-Relationship, Part 6 – Opening Up

It’s Monday in Nairobi.  Since matching on Tinder on Friday, Lucy and Brad have had the sort of whirlwind romantic weekend that usually only happens in the movies, and have spent the whole of the day texting like it’s about to be made illegal. To catch up on this, read… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 4 – Coupling

Mr No-Relationship, Part 4 – Coupling

It’s a humid Saturday night in Nairobi, and Lucy’s on an intoxicating second date with Bradley, a 36-year-old Australian guy she met on Tinder just the day before. If you missed it, you can catch up on last week at Part 3 – House Party, or start from the beginning… View Post
The Geography Teacher, Part 5 – Revision

The Geography Teacher, Part 5 – Revision

Lucy’s been on four dates with Josh, the quirky but disarmingly decent Geography teacher.  Three of these have been amusing evenings in various London drinking establishments, and the fourth was an awkward home visit which, after a sufficient quantity of wine had been consumed, turned into an entertaining (but not… View Post
The Geography Teacher, Part 4 – Private Lesson

The Geography Teacher, Part 4 – Private Lesson

Since Lucy’s clearly not going to get anywhere with Jack, her handsome work crush (at least not for now), she turns her attention back to Josh, the sweet but slightly eccentric Geography teacher from Northampton with whom she’s had three dates. If you need a recap on what happened last… View Post
Mr Monday, Part 4 – Reunion

Mr Monday, Part 4 – Reunion

Since the failure of her dates with The Separated Dad and The Entrepreneur, it’s been a while since Lucy got any bedroom action, and she’s starting to feel a little twitchy. So she decides to see if Adam, her new Friend With Benefits, might be willing to offer his services… View Post
Mr Monday, Part 3 – Satisfaction

Mr Monday, Part 3 – Satisfaction

Lucy is midway through her first hookup with her new FWB, Adam, also known as Mr Monday.  If you missed it, you might want to catch up here before continuing. Lucy hadn’t seen Adam in almost a year, so she was pretty fucking nervous about the whole thing.  To agree… View Post
Mr Monday, Part 2 – Arrival

Mr Monday, Part 2 – Arrival

Lucy’s been looking for a new Friend With Benefits. This isn’t Lucy’s normal style. She’s not really the kind of girl who wants to sleep around, or have a succession of random men passing through her bed.   But she also has, you know, physical needs, and while she continues the… View Post
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