For Episode 2, I took the new online service Invisible Girlfriend for a test drive, creating an imaginary partner who texted me dozens of times over the course of a month, left voicemails and even sent a postcard.
The Invisible process requires choosing their name, age, location, personality (“witty and educated”? “lovingly nerdy”?), her interests, the origin story of how you met and even a headshot from the 16 photos offered. After giving the whole thing way too much thought and filling in the blanks, the site created the above infographic for Trudy Elizabeth Beckensale.
Reverse-image searches didn’t turn up any additional information about the real-life woman in the photo. If you know her, please contact us. We’d love to interview her!
Here’s how the month with Trudy played out: