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“You stopped I blame a very particular age difference — and, improbably, AOL Instant Messenger. As people in our early 30s and late 20s, respectively, those five years don’t like much of an age gap most of the time.
Dialing someone’s home phone line, briefly exchanging words with one of their parents or siblings, and then catching up with a friend or asking a girl out on a date — these were normal, natural things people his age did, and continued to do, uninterrupted, even after the arrival of the internet.
Today, my boyfriend and I are the adults that the ceaseless forward march of innovation dictated we would become: I am a texter (and a constant one), he is a caller (and a when-there’s-a-reason-for-it one).
During one scene, Nick (who else has a major crush on him??And like lots of folks my age, I think of lively and steady-flowing text banter as the hallmark of — hell, maybe even the of — a promising new relationship.Among “Younger Millennials” in places like New York, texting is often the sole, tenuous thread that connects people who wouldn’t otherwise run into each other.My boyfriend, for his part — bless him — now knows to provide me with the daily texting validation I crave.Ever since “the reset,” as he likes to call it, he seldom goes more than half a day without sending me a good morning, or a how’s your day going, or a funny tweet he saw, or a single, gloriously random context-free emoji (the more baffling, the better).