Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Technology That Makes The Heart Grow Fonder

If you can't be with the one you love, log onto Facebook. Or Skype. Or Second Life.


Today's faraway lovers prefer e-mail, text to an old-fashioned phone call

My college roommate hung on to her hometown boyfriend longer than most. I remember creeping in to the apartment late at night and tripping painfully over the phone cord that snaked from the living room into her bedroom. And if I listened hard, I could hear the inane murmurings that only a long-distance relationship can produce:

“You hang up first … you didn’t hang up! I’m not going to hang up. Are you still there? I love you too!”

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