Their friends wanted to make a trendy website, replete with sooo many cool fonts, and they obliged by closed-mouth kissing each other for over a month.” I’d like to give them the benefit of the doubt.
So they agreed to date each other for 40 days, record their experiences in questionnaires, photographs, videos, When New York–based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment.
(See: their clashing romantic outlooks.) You may know this as the premise of their ridiculously-popular, exquisitely-designed blog 40 Days of Dating, which last week scored them a movie deal with Warner Bros, to be written by Lorene Scafaria of Have there been any haters saying that the whole thing was just a gimmick now that you have the movie deal? I think what has taken people aback is how well-designed the blog is and that just helps the argument of, 'Oh, this is just a PR stunt .' No, that's just me and Jess. How did the experiment change your outlook on love?
Anything else that's not necessarily authored by us, it's a little bit… I think not having expectations really helps relationships.: Tim, are you jealous that she has a new boyfriend? I was feeling like you go through this profound experience with someone and then you kind of feel left behind when they're like, 'Oh, now I'm in love and I'm just busy with this other person.' You're like, 'Well I want to be in love, too!
Step one is all about honesty: admitting to apathy or selfishness, or your desire to become kinder and more aware.
Start more conversations with people outside your social circles.
Jessica Walsh is the romantic, and Timothy Goodman is the commitmentphobe.