Instantism

I want to be liked, and so do you.

I want to be one half of a strong, fulfilling, fun, connected couple.

This outcome relies on finding a person who can mesh with me, and I with her, without rounding too many edges.

A couple works best when the minimum amount of lubricant aka: accommodation keeps the gears whirring nicely. (Yes, mechanical lubricant, not the other one.)

Now: how likely is it that I’ll know if someone is right – and if I am right for them – after a few meetings? Small to negligible.

A digital/light-speed approach to finding couplehood might work…but only for a while. I prefer to think of tides, not terabytes; gravity, not Instagram; bound books, not downloads.

I am still a carbon animal, not a silicon robot.

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