During the pandemic, live dating was a chore. Safety restrictions created an undesirable situation where online dating was the only way to meet people. And yet, there was a silver lining: the opportunity for some to understand a potential partner in more uncensored and authentic ways. The pandemic might have provided a unique opportunity to cultivate these richer connections.
Pollack, D. & Markowitz, M. (2021, July 27). Dating as pandemic restrictions ease. NASW's HelpStartsHere, http://www.helpstartshere.org/?p=13280
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