Dating Apps: Reframing How and Why You Use Them

July 15, 2018
Dating Apps: Reframing How and Why You Use Them

Five or six years ago, when I was first venturing out into the dating world as an adult, dating apps were not a thing, but I still met potential partners with relative ease. Whether it was through my friends, out at a bar, in a coffee shop or whatever, connecting was not that difficult. Of […]

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Did You Feel the “Spark” When You First Met Your Partner?

June 27, 2018
Did You Feel the “Spark” When You First Met Your Partner?

People talk a lot about the “spark.” What is the “spark,” to be exact? Do you need to feel the spark for something to take off? Does it constantly change, morphing into a slightly different feeling of chemistry with each new partner? Or will you only ever feel it once? Will you never feel it […]

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Are Dating Apps Facilitating Bad Behavior?

June 24, 2018
Are Dating Apps Facilitating Bad Behavior?

This past week could have been nicknamed “The Week of Bad Behavior.” The more I talk to women, the more dating app problems come to light. One of my friends met a man on an app last year, and she wound up discovering post-breakup that he had a girlfriend in another city the entire time […]

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Exciting News at Hooking Up Smart!!!

June 20, 2018
Exciting News at Hooking Up Smart!!!

It’s hard to believe it’s been six months since I wrote my last post, Act III. During that time I’ve been busy doing all the things I value most at this point in my life – spending time with my baby grandson, planning my daughter’s wedding and painting watercolors. But enough about me! Another important […]

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Act Three

December 15, 2017
Act Three

Regular readers have noticed that I’ve been updating the blog less and less frequently. I haven’t addressed it directly because I’ve been feeling very ambivalent. I don’t want to quit it, but neither do I choose to put in the hours at HUS that I once did. I started Hooking Up Smart just over nine […]

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