Author Archives

Naomi Lane

I am a single girl dating in Los Angeles. Sometimes. It's interesting.

Top 5 Breakup Songs

It has been one week and three days since Tom and I broke up. And to be sure, during this time I have many times felt like starting my car and giving my tail pipe a hummer. What I have not been doing, however, is listening to sad, sappy songs […]

We Broke Up

I broke up with Tom. This may sound sudden, because I hadn’t really written about our problems. It just didn’t seem right to do so. But we had them — almost from the beginning. He is a wonderful man and I love him. He made me laugh. He allowed me […]

Best of 2010

2010 was a whirlwind of romance, ho-mance and no-mance for this here girlie. The year started out with me getting dumped via disappearing act on my birthday by Jorge, a guy I dated on and off for a year (Jorge was pre-blog). I quickly recovered with Fred the Douchebag, who […]

The Worst Date of My Life

I’ve been thinking about writing this post for a while. It’s a horrifying story and I’ve been sitting on it for some time. So when fellow blogger IntrigueMe announced her Worst Dating Story Contest, I thought I’d spring into action. This humdinger of bad dates took place about three years […]

To Skirt a Predator

Ladies, we’ve all been there. You’re walking home in the dark on the cold, mean streets of [insert your city here] when suddenly, a pervert jumps out of the shadows and starts chasing you. And let’s face it, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to outrun the attacker in your crazy […]

Why Do People Cheat?

A few weeks ago, a reader asked what my thoughts are on the age-old question: “Why do people cheat?” Now, before I continue, I want to declare that I am no expert. In fact, I claim expertise in nothing except stealth farting on dates. Nevertheless, someone actually wants to hear […]