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She was trying out a new app called Peanut, and had made a classic rookie mistake. The app is essentially a Tinder-like service for moms — it helps them connect using algorithms, profiles, and, most importantly, the iconic swiping system that indicates activity in a potential mate. I laughed with her at this moment of tech ineptitude — the first of many in our lives, no disbelief — but deep down, I additionally felt something else: jealousy. With the exception of my marriage, these are the sturdiest relationships of my animation. Ordinarily, this would not be a major problem.