Thursday: 6:00 P.M. Teen Romance

Many find friendship and sex without dating

Were it not for his love of Rollerblading and her occasional pigtails, Peter Vishion and Sally Roth would do a good imitation of a suburban married couple. She does the laundry; he does the dishes. Tonight he's in the oak-trimmed kitchen making grilled cheese sandwiches for dinner, before they settle down in front of The Simpsons to eat and do homework. They have known each other since sixth grade, been a couple for one year, and when Peter's parents are out of town, like this week, they move in together. Sally's mother approves. But Sally has some doubts about this advanced-placement...

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