Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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For me, personally, video / online dating is far more complex than IRL dating. There’s more pressure to put on a lot of makeup (I never wear makeup, so ‘any’ is ‘a lot’ to me), get the lighting right so your camera isn’t showing you in unflattering shadow, finding a spot in your apartment that’s casual-cool...
No, there’s no advantage to this. It’s every bit as stressful as it was before the pandemic. I’m working towards accepting that, although it’s not what I want from life, I’m likely to remain single indefinitely. (I’m 42 and never married) Which is tough; humans need other humans, but some never get to enjoy that luxury.
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