Does Your Date Live in a Gymnasium?

Mine did.


high school gymnasium with shiny wood floor
Photo by cottonbro studio for Pexels

L. K. Smithe is back from a long break with another story about one of her dates.

Everyone has their deal breakers. Read about what brings this relationship to an end for L. K. and see if her date feels the same.

Or does he have his own agenda?

Check it out here.

Linda Kowalchek is a member of the typewriter generation and an occasional Top Writer in Advice, Inspiration, Writing, and This Happened to Me. She also writes stories about life and relationships under the name L. K. Smithe. Don’t forget the “e” on “Smithe.”

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Linda Kowalchek

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