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L.A. Affairs

Romance, Dating & Relationships

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

  • Two lovers catch up on their adventure after 11 years
    Two lovers catch up on their adventure after 11 years

    In Valencia, Spain, amid the dense crowd, an American smiles at me. He has greenish-blue eyes, tan hair and a boyish grin that suddenly makes me blush.

  • He was the man of her dreams — until reality set in
    He was the man of her dreams — until reality set in

    They had nothing in common except a shared home state and good genes.

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