Love Letter: An Unspoken Gesture of Love

By Charanna Alexander

Ross Showalter, the writer of this week’s Modern Love essay, who is deaf, spent the last nine years disappointed by suitors who promised to learn sign language but never followed through.

That all changed when he met Will, a man that not only made learning sign language a priority, but also helped Mr. Showalter discover that he deserved more than one-sided relationships built on empty promises.

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