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Okay we're pressing pause on the latest developing stories to talk about your love life or as we like to call it dating in the time of Corona virus for a lot of us. Social distancing is now the new normal and we couldn't help but wonder does staying at home to not compromise. My help me that I have to compromise my love life enter virtual dating. It's like zoom meeting. That's less business and more romance. I think we're almost going back to a courtship period because we're forced to. That's Rachel the Alto. The chief dating expert and match Dot Com which recently launched a dating while distancing hotline a resource where people can ask anything from how to go on your first virtual date to how to keep the momentum going have physical contact. And if you think about it Rachel points out that this already isn't a totally insane concept you know love is blind became such a huge hit and they didn't even each other we can look at that as a Beta test of. Yeah we can do that in a lot of people are already doing it. The dating at bumble says it seen a huge increase in their video call feature among users especially in big cities with mandates to stay home like New York City San Francisco and Seattle but with anything that has to do with the Internet. It's important to remember to stay safe. Here's bubbles editorial director. Claire O'Connor you shouldn't have to give away your phone number email address or any other personal information including your full name until you're ready we want. We want to make sure you're safe. So we are encouraging and indeed seeing people use this feature in the APP to be able to engage without compromising their personal information and in a way our new way of life may actually make dating a better experience. Really here's Darwin King. The co-ceo of coffee meets Bagel. What if there's no reason whatsoever? I rushed now. We have a lot more time. What if you just sit down and take the time to really get someone you know? That would be really nice and slow dating. Bite actually be a faster rate for you to actually be able to experience connection that you might be looking for no matter your situation. Sometimes you just need to press pause and every week we're sending out an email with some of our favorite things to help you take a break to sign up over to the skin. Dot Com slash. Press pause before we go. We wanted to tell you about something we heard on our other. Podcast skimmed from the couch this week. Bestselling author and activist Glenn. Doyle joins us to talk about her. New Memoir contained in that she describes what happened when she stopped in hearing to other people's expectations of her and started listen to herself. She also told us what living untamed at work can do to change culture everywhere. I think what we have to do. Incorporations in churches and institutions in political groups is create room where people who have differing ideas. Different voices. Different experiences can bring the full selves to the table and know that they will be both held by the group and free to bring a different self to the table so there is no more important place for people to begin to start using their voices than incorporations. You can hear more from Glennon on our most recent skimmed from the couch episode brought to you in partnership with Sephora. And that's all for skin. This remember. We want to hear your shoutouts. Maybe it's a message for a friend working on the frontlines of the Kobe. Nineteen pandemic or a loved one. You can't physically meet up with right now. Give us a call at six four six four six one six three seven zero and leave us a voicemail or damage on instagram at the skin and we might share your message on an upcoming episode. Don't forget if you aren't signed up yet for our free morning newsletter the daily skin you can do so on our website at the Skim Dot Com. It's everything you need to start your day right in your inbox..