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This New Dating Site Could Help You Escape a Trump Presidency

You’ve probably cracked a joke or two about moving to Canada if Trump were president way before he had “GOP frontrunner” attached to his name. Now that he is the only person left standing in the Republican Party and the presumptive nominee, the jokes aren’t so funny anymore.

First things first is to get your passport in order, but where do you go from there? Look no further than Maple Match, a dating service to bring Americans to their perfect match in Canada. While some are wary that it’s only a joke, the 25-year-old creator, Joe Goldman, is making this out to be the real deal.

The idea came to him when his friends from his home state of Texas kept threatening to leave the U.S. behind if Trump is ever called “Mr. President.”

The website has already attracted sign-ups from 13,000 people in both Canada and the United States, exemplifying Canada’s willingness to help us in our grim-looking situation. Currently there is a waitlist to sign up now, but the website is hoping to get people matched up as soon as possible. 

“This is about finding the right partner and not caring if they’re on the other side of the border,” Goldman told The Guardian. “If that person happens to be from Nunavut or Nebraska, great. You should go to a place where you’ll be happy. For a number of Americans, in the event of a Trump presidency, that place would be Canada.”

Kayla is a senior at Georgia State University, pursuing a degree in Multimedia Journalism and Spanish & Latin American Studies. She is a devoted mother to her Yorkie and Lifetime fanatic. Her other ventures include writing poetry, advocating for a plant-powered lifestyle, and interning at Seacrest Studios. Oh, and Willy's makes her world go 'round. ☼