The Textlationship, Part 6 – Curveball

The Textlationship, Part 6 – Curveball

More than six months ago, Lucy got into a weird text relationship with a guy named Ben. But before they could actually meet, Ben found a girlfriend, and then Lucy fucked off to Kenya, and so they became WhatsApp textpals instead. And they remained remote text buddies until Ben broke… View Post
The Textlationship, Part 5 – Revival

The Textlationship, Part 5 – Revival

While Lucy’s still in Kenya, reeling from the collapse of her romance with Brad, let me fill you in on something else that’s been bubbling away behind the scenes. Long-time readers of these adventures may remember the story of Lucy’s brief but intense text-relationship with Ben, a guy from Twitter… View Post
The Textlationship, Part 4 – Missed Chance

The Textlationship, Part 4 – Missed Chance

Lucy’s been talking to Ben, who slid into her DMs on Twitter and miraculously turned out not to be a creepy stalker at all, but actually a charming, intelligent, thoughtful, sensitive, and all-round lovely guy. To catch up from the beginning, go to Part 1 – Approach, or for last… View Post
The Textlationship, Part 3 – Feelings

The Textlationship, Part 3 – Feelings

Lucy’s been chatting to a boy from Twitter. To catch up on what happened last time so you get the references, read Part 2 – Escalation. In spite of her reservations about talking to so-called ‘DM sliders’, and about the idea of risking her anonymity by meeting up with someone… View Post
The Textlationship, Part 2 – Escalation

The Textlationship, Part 2 – Escalation

Warning: This post contains a Grey’s Anatomy Season 5 spoiler. If you haven’t seen it yet, then what TF have you been doing with your life?  Oh, and also, you might want to look away now… Previously on Lucy Goes Dating… Lucy had made up her mind not to meet… View Post
The Textlationship , Part 1 – Approach

The Textlationship , Part 1 – Approach

This is a story about how Lucy got asked out for the second time over Twitter.  It gets quite interesting.  I think you’ll like it. Regular readers of this blog will remember the tale of Beardy Al, who got chatting with Lucy on Twitter after she took the piss out of… 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
The Twitter Date, Part 5 – Ending

The Twitter Date, Part 5 – Ending

Lucy is going for a third date with Al, who originally asked her out after a random Twitter exchange about beards. (To read from the beginning, click here) Al is not Lucy’s usual type at all – he is a mechanic and lifeboat crew member with two kids who dropped… View Post
The Twitter Date, Part 4 – Revelations

The Twitter Date, Part 4 – Revelations

Lucy has had one date with Al, who bravely asked her out over Twitter.  If you missed it, click here to read from the beginning. In spite of the fact that Al sports a full-on lumberjack-style beard, and has a background that is the polar opposite of Lucy’s safe middle-class… View Post
The Twitter Date, Part 3 – Meeting

The Twitter Date, Part 3 – Meeting

It’s the day of Lucy’s date with Al, the 32-year-old bearded mechanic, lifeboat rescue crew member, and father-of-two who asked Lucy out over Twitter. To read from the start, click here. For the first time in a long time, she’s nervous about a date. This isn’t your usual, run-of-the-mill online… View Post
The Twitter Date, Part 2 – Proposal

The Twitter Date, Part 2 – Proposal

Lucy has been chatting with a guy on Twitter.  If you missed it, you can read the story so far here. Al is a 32-year old mechanic and lifeboat crew member, and unlike so many of the twats and weirdos out there, actually seems like he might be moderately sane and… View Post
The Twitter Date, Part 1 – Banter

The Twitter Date, Part 1 – Banter

This is a story about how Lucy got asked on a date via Twitter. Wait… you mean Tinder, right? Actually, no.  Not Tinder.  Twitter.  Here’s how it happened… Lucy has only recently joined this popular social media platform, and she doesn’t really understand it. Currently she has about 130 followers… View Post
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.