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Life imitates artwork in this week’s Modern day Love essay, as Nancy Meyers, a screenwriter and director identified for romantic comedies about divorced women of all ages (“It’s Complicated,” “Something’s Gotta Give”), finds herself on a 3-hour travel with her ex-husband of 20 several years. What begins as an awkward journey promptly lands the two in familiar territory.
One of the toughest elements of a breakup can be when your lover moves on (primarily if they appear to be delighted). But when Lindsay Crouse’s ex became Woman Gaga’s new “mystery gentleman,” it still left her questioning: “How do you look at you with Girl Gaga?”
And, in this week’s Vows column, Carmelle Tsai’s prayers were being answered when she was introduced to Bradley Wallace via a mutual friend. Of her numerous prerequisites, she hoped over all else to locate “a man who loved Jesus with all his heart,” she reported. The couple, who are each medical professionals, bonded about their shared spiritual beliefs and a deep desire to enable other individuals. It was “a thousand minimal things” that built him slide in love with Ms. Tsai, Mr. Wallace stated.