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“I thought of that Bob Dylan song where he says, ‘I gave her my heart but she wanted my soul.’ And I know that what I could offer right now would never be enough for someone like Jessie,” he writes in his final post.

The conclusion of isn’t quite as depressing as the existence of the “Bang With Friends” app, but it’s still pretty disappointing.

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At that point, Jessie is very invested, even though Tim doesn’t actually treat her that well.

Tim decides he’s afraid of the commitment and of hurting her.

Both single, each has the opposite problem when it came to finding romance– she falls in love too quickly, he’s scared of commitment (showing a cavalier disregard for the cliché, their couples therapist puts this down to his absent father).

Before I continue I should warn you that their couples therapist, her personal therapist, and their joint musings based on all the years of therapy they’ve previously had, feature heavily throughout the blog.

They’re almost perfect stereotypes of urban millennials: They’re hip and career-focused, ostensibly liberal politically, and they seem to survive on some combination of take-out and alcohol.

They’re eager for experiences, and they obsessively document those experiences (to invoke a useful Urban Dictionary phrase, “Pics or it didn’t happen”).

Because she wants to have a successful marriage like her parents, Jessie puts a lot of pressure on herself.

“What is so wrong about seeking a healthy, committed relationship? There’s nothing wrong with that, but Jessie is part of a generation that thinks committed relationships come at the expense of their careers and of “keeping their options open.” Tim grew up in a chaotic family situation.

If there’s ever been hope for me to make a relationship work, it’s the standard that those two have set.” is no Jane Austen novel.

After a weekend trip to Disney World, Tim and Jessie break up.

There were certain rules attached to the experiment.

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