Many extroverts have gone to extreme measures for a social fix during the pandemic. Albertina Coacci, a self-proclaimed people person, turned to daily phone calls with strangers to pass the time while in lockdown in Italy. What started as a harmless habit soon led to an affair of sorts with a man who spoke her love language: baking.

found that the chemistry was lacking in person.

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Finding happiness during these uncertain times might be a tall order, but some of our readers shared how they’ve found new ways to experience and share joy with their loved ones, near and far. Here are a few of their suggestions.

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