When my fiancée, Claire, and I arrived at Kristen and Jeff’s house last October, our meeting was a testament to the power of social media to connect people with similar situations. Though we had never met any of the attendees in person, we weren’t rolling into a group of strangers, but an extended family separated only by distance and length of Facebook friendship.
“That’s what’s so unique about the situation,” says Glen. “Here you show up, I’ve never met you in my life, but there is that immediate familiarity. Here’s a guy t