Someone Else

A.B. Dodge
2 min readMar 5, 2022

An Online Dating Tale

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“I’m sorry. I thought you were someone else,” Leah said in a rush, turning around and sitting back on her table at the local Starbucks.

Reid was puzzled. She’d touched his right shoulder, looked him into the eye, and immediately apologized.

What the hell had just happened? It was him. Her “sweet Reid.” The one she had met online about six months ago. The one she’d…

A.B. Dodge

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