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And we’re learning fewer and fewer social skills.”As a result, remote shortcuts like electronic endings look deceptively appealing—although, at the very least, they chip away at the self-respect of the dumpers and deprive dumpees of a needed shot at closure.
When, in 2005, she met The Doctor on an online dating site, Spira was positive she’d finally found The One.
“He seemed very solid and close to his family,” Spira recalls.
“That was very appealing to me.”She took it as a sign of his integrity. Eight months of exclusive dating later, The Doctor asked her to marry him. But first, they put their individual homes up for sale so they could buy a place together.
They went house-hunting together nearly every weekend.