The BetsyG-Spot

Love, life, and sex in the suburbs

A Different Love Story

May 11, 2009 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

BetsyG remembers an old suitor and a dear friend.


January 29, 2009 Category: Random

BetsyG ponders being unfriended on Facebook by someone who was once a best friend.

Center of Desire

January 06, 2009 Category: Wheel of Fortune, Wildcard

When BetsyG was singing and driving through her hometown when embroiled in Facebook reconnections, she had an odd reaction. Well, not so odd for Betsyg.

The Playground

December 23, 2008 Category: Looking back, Wheel of Fortune

Why do we connect with some people and not others? BetsyG reflects on her recent reconnections to try to understand what makes a friend.

Life Gets Weirder

December 16, 2008 Category: Looking back, Random, Wheel of Fortune

BetsyG’s experiences with reconnecting are getting weirder by the day, courtesy of Facebook. But what’s really weird is this picture of BetsyG from 9th grade.

Bad Advice

December 14, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Dating advice columnist Mark Evan Katz tells women “Don’t do anything” when it comes to dating. Women really get that one wrong. I sure do, and so do my friends. I’ve learned my lesson.

Smaller World

December 02, 2008 Category: Looking back, Wheel of Fortune

BetsyG had found some old friends, and it feels really good to reconnect, with the help of LinkedIn, Facebook, and social networking. In fact, it’s downright moving.


November 27, 2008 Category: Random

BetsyG makes kreplach and talks about what she is thankful for on Thanksgiving.


November 23, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Here’s a list of ways in which I delude myself in all phases of a relationship. Readers are invited to share their delusions.


November 20, 2008 Category: Looking back, Random

BetsyG reflects on why she likes reunions so well after attending a party with former co-workers.




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