Does a phone call count as cheating? To my most recent ex-girlfriend (let’s call her “Marisol”) it does. Marisol and I had reached the nadir of a toxic relationship. Constant breakups. Fights. Name-calling. Screaming before walking out in the middle of the night. You know, fun stuff. Receiving a Call from An Ex So one […]
Everyone has a different story to tell when it comes to online dating. Online dating never proved to be the best tool for me or the people I know. The truth is you need the patience to find someone on such apps. It requires a set of skills to create a profile, talk to a total stranger, what to talk about, first date, and everything.
The coronavirus pandemic threw me and my boyfriend of 6 months into lockdown together, back in March. It was a no-brainer; he lives alone but regularly interacts with older family members. I don’t. And as someone with roommates who have partners who have roommates, while my “bubble” was difficult to define exactly, the element of risk was certainly too close for comfort. So, into his house I would insert myself (hopefully with success.)