Many were expecting a reprieve from Covid-19 and a return to a sense of normalcy during the summer, but we have now learned that the warmer weather alone won’t save us from coronavirus. With confirmed cases of over 20 million globally and 5 million in the U.S., people are struggling to contain the spread of the COVID-19 while also balancing the need to live life. During this time of ever changing public-health advice and the politicization of wearing masks, people are trying to figure out how to connect safely with friends, lovers, and loved ones.

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Riki Thompson

Digital communication scholar and certified word nerd. Researching how people find love, lust, and connection in the digital age.

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