A short story about the next innovation in dating

Photo by Bill Adler

“How did it go? Was she an obtrusive third wheel? You know, like when your best buddy, Tony, insists on coming along on your date because he’s seen all the Friends’ reruns at least four times and is bored.” Tony elbowed Charles in the ribs. “And…afterward, when you brought your date home, did the editor transform into a bedside coach, giving you step-by-step instructions?”