The BetsyG-Spot

Love, life, and sex in the suburbs


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.

Physics Lesson

November 10, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

My friend Eddie warned me not to get too involved when I met someone who was too fresh out of his marriage. But how do you stop yourself from falling in love? I confess, that’s a lesson I seem unable to learn.

Write, or Wrong?

November 02, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs, Writing

I write about my past relationships with men. How can I do that without worrying about hurting them? And what kind of silly man would date me, a writer?

High Maintenance? Moi?

October 26, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Bob suggested I was high maintenance. Wrong. Here’s a definition of high maintenance and a defense of why I believe I am not.


October 19, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

I dread having a boyfriend who skis. It’s not that I don’t ski…it’s that I can’t stand the humiliation that comes with skiing with someone else.

Dog’s Best Friend

October 12, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

What can a dog tell you about prospective boyfriends? Maybe nothing, maybe everything.

Another Relationship, Another Ending

October 05, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

What do you do at the end of the affair? I clear out nearly every reminder of the guy who broke up with me. I just can’t help myself. But I took it a step further with a recent breakup.

A Three-Week Engagement

September 28, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

My parents got engaged after six weeks, and they’ve been married for over 50 years. Is six weeks—or less—a long enough courtship to lead into a successful marriage? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Hear BetsyG’s thoughts on the subject.




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