CRAZY: "I didn’t meet the love of my life, I just met my long lost brother?"

CRAZY: "I didn’t meet the love of my life, I just met my long lost brother?"

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CRAZY: "I didn’t meet the love of my life I just met my long lost brother?"
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Finding your person, that one illusive, magical, and sometimes unattainable 'one', can be truly stressful. Especially as you get older and you find your friends getting married and starting families. 

Of course, each person's path is different, you cannot compare your situation to the next person, and that's also not mentally healthy. However, putting yourself out there is courageous, it is the one sure thing that says to the universe that you are willing and open to finding your person...

A woman who is comfortable and happy to use dating apps shares her story about how she thought she had finally found her person, but it wasn't the love of her life, but a long lost brother. 

Of course many people are prone to using dating apps nowadays to find love, the old fashioned way of courting has evolved. In fact, research has revealed that heterosexuals are most likely to find someone over a dating app than over a personal connection. 

"Meeting online has become the new normal and in a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Rosenfeld found that heterosexual couples are more likely to meet a romantic partner online than through personal contacts and connections." (News24)

After taking a four-month hiatus from dating apps, she went onto the app and made a connection with someone. The communication just flowed and was seamless. They shared their personal stories about family and their lives and it just seemed easy. 

"As we communicated more and got to know each other a bit better, we opened up about our families and past traumas. This led to discovering that we both have absent fathers, who only resurface when they need something from us or our mothers." (News24)

She found so many similarities in their situations, they both had step siblings and an absent father. But at this point it seemed like their commonalities were signs that they were meant to be... Little did they know that it was just that they were in fact related. 

"The giveaway was how we both said at the same time that he even recently became a father to twins. We even showed one another his picture, and that just confirmed everything." (News24)

We can't imagine how awkward that must've been for the two of them, finding out that they were step-siblings after forming feelings for each other that were not platonic in nature. 

She admitted that it was weird at first and they are still trying to find their way around it all. 

"We both recently told our families after confirming it with our father and some family members have found it to be funny, while others are too confused about it. Personally, it's still confusing and yes, I’m happy to have found my brother but I’m gutted that this isn’t the person I would’ve ideally wanted to spend the rest of my life with as a partner." (News24)

We hope that they can find a way around this tough spot, it's definitely apparent that the universe has a funny sense of humour...

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