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Staying on Target: Why I Blog

Staying on Target: Why I Blog

The stars are properly aligned for me to write a post on why I blog: The Smooth ReEntry blog is six months old now. A sixmonthivesary seems a fitting time to reexamine why I am here.  Additionally, as part of the 12 Step Challenge, I am to publically share my blogging goals.  Even more coincidentally, any second now I will … Continue reading

Dating and Verbalization

Dating and Verbalization

Originally posted on Free Northerner:
I have received a request to write on a topic. I’m always willing to entertain ideas for discussion on this blog, and if I believe I have time and anything of value to write concerning the issue, I’ll put something up. So, if any of my readers have something they’d…

Guest Post: Staying Out of The Friendzone

Guest Post: Staying Out of The Friendzone

By: Christie Hartman, PhD In honor of friendzone week, Smooth thought it prudent to seek opinion of a legitimate expert. Thanks to Dr. Hartman making a guest appearance here. The Friend Zone The Friend Zone refers to that place where someone you’re interested in likes you but doesn’t want to take the relationship to the next … Continue reading

How Many to Date At Once?

How Many to Date At Once?

The way the dating game is played nowadays is like an episode of The Bachelor or Bachelorette, with people openly sharing that they are interested in more than one person. Unlike The Bachelor, most of us don’t have the deep pockets of a hit television show backing us. We don’t have the luxury of putting … Continue reading

The Wagging Tail That Wasn’t There

The Wagging Tail That Wasn’t There

This is a personal journal entry with random thoughts as I spend Thanksgiving alone. As I’ve progressed through the process of separation continuing into divorce, women will frequently ask me, “How are you doing?”. My standard answer is that I’m doing fine. To which they reply “well, it’s coming” as they give me a look … Continue reading