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    The New York Times Company | JASMINE JAKSIC | 5/27/16 | 9 min
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    The New York Times Company
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    • joanne3 months ago

      Romantic with just a pinch of creepy.

    • Plum3 months ago

      Romantic, kind of.

    • Kiki3 months ago

      I read Modern Love in the New York Times all the time, it’s one of my favorite sections. Articles like this is why; they are easy to read, enjoyable and relatable. It’s now a podcast.

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      3 months ago

      Awwww. God bless Readup for shoving this at me this morning.

      Before I started I was like, “I really don’t know if I can handle a bunch of cute shit right now.” But then I started reading and got caught. And suddenly I was smiling - just a little, but still. Honest writing is honest writing. It’s one of the only real things left.

      • aussak3 months ago

        Totally agree. Also makes me miss SF.

        • bill
          Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
          3 months ago

          Yup. That too.

          There’s something so refreshing about writing that’s just, like, this is what happened. No agenda. The line about the spider eye glasses was perfect.

    • sjwoo
      Scribe
      3 months ago

      Thank you for suggesting this. What a lovely, pleasant read, just what we need! And it really hit the geek spot in my heart, too. :)

    • Pegeen
      Scribe
      3 months ago

      Wookie legs in shorts - what a visual! And he didn’t even notice - hilarious. Very sweet story - loved it!

    • Jim3 months ago

      2 peas in a pod.... they tried to find something negative about each other and luckily they did not. A cute and easy morning read to start to my day of craziness and sadness for everything going on recently.... I really enjoyed this.

    • Florian
      Reading streak
      3 months ago

      “It’s too bad I can’t hold you closer than what is physically possible, which is ironic because atoms are mostly empty space.” That’s totally my idea of a romantic and cute comment. Love it

    • Plum3 months ago

      This reminds me of the funniest book I’ve read in a long time! Highly recommend for these covid days. Rosie Project by Graeme Stimson

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      3 months ago

      Well, stress test is a good approach to create Love bond and loyalty.