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The Empty Promise of Relationship Apps

When our hearts feel unfulfilled, tech is happy to make money off a solution

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LLong-distance relationships can be hard on a yearning heart. Sandra, a 23-year-old student from the Netherlands, has been seeing her boyfriend Jakob for a year and a half, but he’s nearly 1,000 miles away, working as a medical student. So, only a month into their…

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Jake Pitre

Jake Pitre

A very sensitive piece of horse flesh. Writer for Polygon, Hazlitt, etc. Grad student.

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