Love (Really) Is All-Around

That intense physical and emotional closeness among people who spent their days — and sometimes nights — working in an office was more the norm than not.

In the era before online dating, if you weren’t lucky enough to meet your soulmate in college, if you didn’t belong to a church, if someone didn’t fix you up with her brother, your only hope for sex or romance was at the office.

The families we form at work might be able to take the edge off our existential human loneliness in ways no other families can.