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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- Veronica on Dating Advice: I think I have a lot to offer, but apparently what I have to offer and what people want are, um, not the same thing,...
- Kizz on Three Days on Tinder: On this topic I have many thoughts. I fervently believe that there is, in fact, a lid for every bucket. I’m...
- Elaine A. on 2014 Online Recap: Therapy is usually such a good thing. Thanks for sharing your talents with us. Happy New Year!
- Elizabeth Flora Ross on 2014 Online Recap: Connecting with you via social media has been a great part of my year, Neil! I love your photography and...
- Maggie May on 2014 Online Recap: Your photos stand out, so rich with life. Great recap, Neil!
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