Our narrator thinks “this means we’re dating now, but I just can’t get over how we met. I’m not sure what I’m supposed to tell my friends or family. I don’t know what to do.”
People in the comments section were more encouraging than judgmental, which is refreshing for reddit.
“23andme also says that me and my boyfriend are fourth cousins,” writes one person in an effort to comfort our distraught and newly in love narrator.
If you ask me, just say you guys met on a dating app, or on an app online. The second one is technically not a lie, and everyone does it these days. No one will ever find out you were vaguely related and several times removed.