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Matchmaker, Matchmaker

Alyssa had been working with Jen for nearly a year, and while their shift overlap was wildly inconsistent she had felt they managed to form a bond, almost officially confirmed with a mutual social media connection. After months of crushing and questioning, Alyssa asked Jen out, employing a convoluted, self-deprecating escape plan, in case the answer was “No.” Despite never having dated another woman, Jen was compelled to explore the unique feeling that she felt whenever she was around Alyssa. A kiss at the end of their date confirmed a solely platonic interest, but they remained close for years afterward.

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