What is Love? The Right Person or the Right Time?

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What is Love? The Right Person or the Right Time?

Illustration: Sushant Ahire

 

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y girlfriend of nearly three years told me yesterday that she has started studying for the GRE and wants to study in the US. She’s incredibly smart and has a history of acing tests, and I’m pretty certain she’ll get wherever she wants to. We then decided to end the relationship when she leaves the country. It makes little sense to spend the prime of our lives in different time zones, where human contact is replaced by Skype, and we have to add mods like The Kissenger to our fucking phones. Long-distance (mostly) is wasteful, breeds contempt, and makes enemies out of lovers.

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