Cleo, I love you quote. I just shared it with T. Jane Austen was one of the first things that brought her and I together.
Also, I know what you mean about the texting. It's not the words; it's the intimacy that goes with it. Good luck!
Me: 41 straight male in a V with
Wife: Kay - mono female - married 19 years
LDR girlfriend: Susan - poly female - 4 year relationship
Stakes - very intimate friend
Ironically named Farmgirl - local interest