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Jake is everything you would want in a lover: attentive, witty, romantic, persistent but not pushy. Then, just before Valentine’s Day, he disappears.

Best cure for heartache: Skiing!

Best cure for heartache: Skiing!

So is this just the same old love story with an unhappy ending? Maybe. But it also seems like some kind of new romance, born in this early 21st-Century time of Twitter and Tweets. Two strangers on opposite sides of the world, we had met, prompted by a mysterious algorithm, and followed each other on Twitter, then started direct-messaging. Linked here — from my Medium Publication The Way We Love Now — is the unedited transcript.

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