Forty days of dating

A self-described "hopeless romantic," Jessica would hurl herself into every new fling, only to be crushed when it didn't work out.

They would “go through the motions of a relationship” for 40 days in an attempt to learn about love and to work through the problems they have had in past relationships.They’re eager for experiences, and they obsessively document those experiences (to invoke a useful Urban Dictionary phrase, “Pics or it didn’t happen”).In the past several weeks, Timothy and Jessica have become Internet celebrities, as their blog, Back in the spring, Timothy and Jessica, friends for four years, found themselves single at the same time.Oh, and they couldn't "see, date, hook up, or have sex with" anyone else.When two friends decide to create romance from scratch and document the details, you expect a fascinating sociological roller-coaster ride; when those friends are both designers, illustrators, and art directors, what you get is also a stunning viral blog and then a graphic, full-color book chronicling their experience. However, I know that when an opportunity scares me, I must go for it. No matter what the outcome, it will certainly be an interesting experience."Timothy"The new Justin Timberlake album came out yesterday and it's totally got me in the mood..really, Jessica and I should share a 'JT' logo with him.Beyond the study of dating, and the different habits these two are trying to help each other break, this also became an art project.


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