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Do you believe in soul mates? According to one survey, 84% of young Americans are waiting to meet “The One”. But is the idea that one person can be your best friend, your lover, your life-long companion and the best sex you ever had a bit…unrealistic? In a new video essay, Adam Westbrook wonders if it’s time to reinvent a new kind of love for the 21st century; after all, it’s been reinvented many times before.

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