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