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Plan B

The Commando

After a disappointing series of dates, Sarah’s friend the Commando proposes a tempting plan B.... More

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The Reporter

As Sarah and her date dissect their mutual disgust for friends who overshare on Facebook, she considers whether similar dislikes are the key to lasting... More

Lottery Ticket
The Paper Man

Going on a date set up by a matchmaker is like playing a scratch-off lottery ticket — most likely you won't win anything, but why... More

The Cowboy
The Cowboy

When an invitation from a childhood chum takes an unexpected and somewhat creepy turn, Sarah finds herself questioning her commitment to courtship. ... More

Breaking Up
How to Break Up

Sarah commits her final act as Mrs. Robinson with a how-to addressed to the 25-year-old Magician.... More

Invisible Man
The Disappearing Act

Sarah suspects the infrequency of the Magician’s text messages may signify the end of her May-December romance. ... More

Shopping in a Pharmacy
The Test

As Sarah’s romance with the Magician continues, the Magician goes on the hunt for a much-needed test in the maze of a local pharmacy.... More

Graduation hat and books
The Graduate

After dinner, a show, and a stop at a Middle Eastern hookah bar, Sarah finally gives in to her own Benjamin Braddock, aka the Magician.... More

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The Boondoggle

Sarah brings The Magician as her plus one to review a hotel and its Michelin-starred restaurant, and The Magician brings Sarah a little perspective. ... More

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The Patient

Sarah attempts another blind date, this time with a best-selling author who stiffs Sarah with a hefty tab and an uncomfortably long night.... More

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Double Date

Sarah double books on her latest date night, only to find that an arguably successful evening still seems like a strike out. ... More

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The Magician

I probably shouldn’t undervalue the assets of a 25-year-old. He could be magic. ... More

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The Praetorian Guard

New York has an endless supply of Praetorian Guardsmen, competitive collectors of wine or girlfriends or art. This one was a champion traveler, racking up... More

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The Dating Coach

Sarah decides it's time to call in a professional dating coach to give her some guidance. ... More

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