Can You Fall In Love Over Internet?

People fall in love in mysterious ways, maybe just the touch of a hand. But, why fall in love, why not stay in love?

Anyway, internet is a weird place. I’ll tell you a little story. Last month a friend of mine made 2 fake accounts. One of a guy and one of a girl. And the one with the girl already has 1k followers, of course all being boys…. And every single person had texted this account something or the other. That’s the kind of people you get on the internet.

To, talk with someone, to get attached to them, to consider them amazing, cool, trustworthy, that too over the internet? Ofcourse you can. Not everyone’s the same right? But, to consider them REAL? To call it love? To be ready to trust them with your life? You fucking need to meet that person. You need to know if he/she truly is what he claims to be?

You can fall in love with words. But what will happen when you two run out of words? That’s when the physical connection (I don’t mean sex) between you comes in play and keeps the boat sailing. So without ranting much, all I’ll say is,

Internet can be a Medium, it can be your Wingman. But it can never be the priest that says, ‘you may now kiss the bride.

Raunak Agarwal

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Raunak Agarwal

Raunak Agarwal is a storyteller and poet based in Kolkata, India. His first book, Heart Broken Musings, a first-of-its-kind Poetry/Rant was released in 2018 and was an instant bestseller. One of the most popular bloggers on Instagram with over 50,000 followers, Raunak considers himself as a jack of all trades, who is slowly, but steadily working towards being the master of all of them. He is an avid dreamer (quite literally) and he often turns his bizarre dreams into thoughtful and funny short stories. When he’s not writing, or dreaming, or making his readers swoon over his poetry, he runs a tax-consultancy firm along with his father. To stay in touch with him, you can follow him on Instagram - @rk_writes95

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