The Loss of Dating with COVID.

In long and short term romances, living together or not, single or coupled up.

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With COVID, we cannot easily go out on dates

Wearing a mask or first dates over Zoom?

The anticipation of a kiss used to be sexy

No more getting dressed up, excited with anticipation, and leaving the house to do something different and fun

More difficult to find an opportunity for personal space and to miss each other

For singles desiring a relationship, COVID can lead to fast settling and rushing into things

Though this can also go the other way…

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Fervent writer. Ravenous reader. Impassioned with words. Relationship researcher. Social Scientist. Social Justice Advocate. Author.

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