I Dated the Smart, Hot Version of Forrest Gump

Lessons from Being Dumped by My Perfect Guy

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We matched on Bumble just after my birthday at the beginning of the year. Tall, lanky, and blue eyes. And age-appropriate — what was happening? He even lived near my little off-the-grid town.

On our second date, he unceremoniously shared that he’d left his midwest home after getting his…