A woman walks into a programming meetup, where her boyfriend is waiting for her. She's a programmer, is a print-published author on programming, has lectured on programming numerous times, has been attending programming meetups with said boyfriend for a decade before they started dating, has run programming meetups for years, and is concerned that people will think that she is "tagging along" if they realize that her boyfriend is there. Since she brought this problem to his attention, they've hidden their relationship at meetups to avoid that assumption.
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