Neil Kramer explores friendship, love, and sex, and the dangerous art of writing about it.
He lives in NYC. He can be contacted at neilochka on yahoo.
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- nance on The “Like Generation” in Dating: I read this and the previous post with interest because while I am not Out There, my two...
- Marie on The “Like Generation” in Dating: I can’t even begin to describe how disappointed I am in the online datingshere…...
- Veronica on The “Like Generation” in Dating: When I was in my 20s, the shared interest part was not that important. There were so many...
Category Archives: Life in General
Female friend on dating: “Think about her. What can you offer her? If she is a single mother, her children will come first. Can you be a good father figure? A role model? Can she look up to you as … Continue reading
January In January, I visited my friend, Veronica, in Virginia. I wrote the first of many 2014 posts about my favorite topic, going to therapy. Defense Mechanism, February In February, a freeze came over New York City and much of … Continue reading
I was the opening speaker at the graduation of my Queens elementary school, P.S. 154. I still remember most of the speech. It was a sixth grader’s riff on Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream.” He was a hero … Continue reading
In therapy this week, I felt something deep,like a voice from childhood. Someone telling me to wait. Study and prepare. Or risk the humiliation. And all of a sudden I wasn’t there for humorous fodder for Facebook … Continue reading
In all my years of blogging, I have never written anything with the aim of inspiring you. It’s not my style. I’m not a teacher or an advocate. I don’t consider myself inspirational. But that changes today. The night started … Continue reading
I’m terrible at joining communities online, unless I start them myself. (Ha ha, what does that say about me?) But Melissa of Stirrup Queens always has new ideas to build community, and this one had special appeal to me. The … Continue reading
photo courtesy of Wikipedia When I was growing up in Queens, people were afraid of walking the streets at night, fearful of “muggings.” It became a cliche to hear about an elderly neighbor pushed onto the ground to have her … Continue reading
I’m not big on crowds. My experiences with conferences tend to revolve around hanging with one or two people who I strongly connect with for one reason or another. This year, at BlogHer, that person was JC, the Animated … Continue reading