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That weekend I talked to a neuropsychologist from Milwaukee; a software developer from Austin, Texas; an improv instructor from Seattle; and an economics masters student from London.

At first, these calls were a little awkward—what were you supposed to say to a complete stranger you’d probably never meet?

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Maybe it was the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon—that effect where, when you first learn about something, you see it everywhere—but suddenly I learned that lots of people I knew had this same story.

One friend had just flown from New York to Israel to see a guy she’d first met on Tinder.

That was the second long-distance relationship she’d had through the forum: Her first, with a guy from Florida, lasted two years.

Online-dating companies are privy to the fact that people use them for travel.

But then, what you say to a stranger you’d probably never meet?

Freed from the pressure of a pending outcome—no question of a second drink, moving to a second bar, or going back to anyone’s place—I became immersed in these conversations that lasted, sometimes, for hours.

But sometimes people meet through internet communities that aren’t intended to be for dating.

On Reddit, I discover a community of around 50,000 in a group called /r/Long Distance.

“For the right person, distance isn’t a problem,” one user commented.

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