Saturday, January 19, 2013
The Manti Te’o story: How can your girlfriend be someone you never met?
Does he not realize that kissing and touching are some of the best perks of having a girlfriend?
I know that being over 40 (gasp!) makes me a total idiot where some things are concerned, and one of them is this:
How on Earth could Manti Te’o consider someone he never met … or maybe he did, once or twice, on the sunny shores of fantasyland (California or Hawaii) … to be his girlfriend?
I mean does he not realize that kissing, hugging, snuggling, and touching are some of the best perks of having a girlfriend??
Anyway, several of our journalists got together today to discuss whether it’s possible to call someone you only know virtually your “girlfriend” or “boyfriend.”
And … surprise! … we were joined by a special guest who weighed in about her own online-only-long-term relationship which recently led to an actual face-to-face meeting! (no report on whether it included kissing / hugging / snuggling :-)
Here’s the transcript: