Published in


I Learned to Date in the Middle of a Pandemic

After a life spent avoiding dating and intimacy, I started to figure it out while the rest of the world was falling apart

Young loving couple taking a nap in bedroom.
Photo: BraunS/Getty Images

It is June 9, and in another world not far from my own, people are continuing to protest over the death of George Floyd. People are continuing to die of Covid-19. Other people are…




A publication from Medium that centers the stories, poetry, essays and thoughts of women of color.

Recommended from Medium

What Everyone Will Tell You When You Date an Older Man

Instead of Texting My Ex-Boyfriend

Life as an Iphis

When the bulb blows: Temporary Personal Annihilation.

How Living in an RV Has Made Me Fall in Love with My Husband

7 Years Too Long

The blonde northern girl

Am I listening to Understand? or am I listening to reply?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Brittany Moseley

Brittany Moseley

Writer and editor for Dispatch Magazines in Columbus, Ohio.

More from Medium

Before you write to your ex, answer these questions yourself.

Why Becoming an Adult is Like Shaving My Armpits

10 Small Acts that Can Make a Good Impression on Your Professors

Datings apps never want you to find true love. Here’s why.