12/30/2013 05:52 am ET Updated Mar 01, 2014

When It Comes To Love In A Digital Age, 10 Ways Reality Outdid Fiction in 2013

There is no shortage of stories probing the frontiers of love and technology. This month, DailyLit released a short story collection called You Don't Look Like Your Picture: Stories of Love in the Digital Age, which features an affair that starts on Facebook and exists primarily through texting. In addition, Spike Jonze released a uncomfortably touching film, Her, in which Joaquin Phoenix plays a man who falls in love with his computer's operating system, voiced by Scarlett Johanssen. But twenty-first century fact can be as strange as fiction when it comes to matters of the heart. In 2013, these 10 real-life events match even the best plot points drawn from writers' imaginations

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