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How To Date In The Age Of Social Isolation

Taking the relationship further

Even if your soon-to-be partner shows no symptoms, they could be a carrier of the virus.

Instead of getting physical, get to know someone on an emotional level. Ask about your hopes, dreams, philosophies and passions. Share your fondest memories.

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How To Date In The Age Of Social Isolation

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Take some additional precautions

Single people don't have to put a pause on their dating activities until after the current crisis, but they should take some precautions.

  • It is smart to ask your potential partner if they're feeling sick before meeting up. If they are, take a rain check.
  • When you're planning to meet up, avoid large gatherings. Order your own appetizers instead of sharing.

Taking the relationship further

Even if your soon-to-be partner shows no symptoms, they could be a carrier of the virus.

Instead of getting physical, get to know someone on an emotional level. Ask about your hopes, dreams, philosophies and passions. Share your fondest memories.

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