L.A. Affairs

Romance, Dating & Relationships

Dates, music, Pinot are nice, but she belongs to the city

L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • 40something reluctantly joins Plenty of Fish dating site, enters 'Big Bang' territory
    40something reluctantly joins Plenty of Fish dating site, enters 'Big Bang' territory

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • It was loathe at first sight
    It was loathe at first sight

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • A couple's cross-town relationship impasse ends in a snap
    A couple's cross-town relationship impasse ends in a snap

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Finding a way to direct her own happy ending
    Finding a way to direct her own happy ending

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Following in the footsteps of 'The Last Guy'
    Following in the footsteps of 'The Last Guy'

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Once upon a time, there were two book lovers online
    Once upon a time, there were two book lovers online

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Zion tour leaders clash, then find a common path
    Zion tour leaders clash, then find a common path

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • They click in the Twittersphere; what if they meet?
    They click in the Twittersphere; what if they meet?

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • In the Tinder era, love is a game of 'Thrones'
    In the Tinder era, love is a game of 'Thrones'

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • When meet cute is more like meet awkward
    When meet cute is more like meet awkward

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • For 40 days and 40 nights, it rained men
    For 40 days and 40 nights, it rained men

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Trying to master the L.A. ratio of an actual connection
    Trying to master the L.A. ratio of an actual connection

    Dating apps and dating sites seem geared toward expediency and frequency. And it is not for everybody.

  • On the color-coded Boyfriend Log, too much blue means beware
    On the color-coded Boyfriend Log, too much blue means beware

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • They exchanged electricity — and shared a love of words
    They exchanged electricity — and shared a love of words

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Would-be romance pulled apart by Manhattan life and his L.A. girl
    Would-be romance pulled apart by Manhattan life and his L.A. girl

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Looking for the One in a digital world
    Looking for the One in a digital world

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Los Angeles sets the scene for some great kissing
    Los Angeles sets the scene for some great kissing

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • Co-worker finds a pretender behind those blue eyes
    Co-worker finds a pretender behind those blue eyes

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • When it comes to dating older men, she's a little wiser
    When it comes to dating older men, she's a little wiser

    He's a retired professor and incredibly intelligent. Considering all of that, I decided to try to let our age difference go and accept a phone call with him. I gave him my number.

  • Age-subtracting men are multiplying, and it doesn't add up
    Age-subtracting men are multiplying, and it doesn't add up

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • An online dater retouches her image
    An online dater retouches her image

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

  • All those fish in the sea? They're no catch
    All those fish in the sea? They're no catch

    I was eager to get back into the dating pool. This time would be different. This time would be better. Because this time I would use ... the Internet!

  • Online dating in search of her wife-to-be leads to a system error
    Online dating in search of her wife-to-be leads to a system error

    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

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