What will be the difference in meaning using these two prepositions in the following context?
They read the book you wrote recently. So although they never met you, they feel a special connection with (or to?) you.
So although they had never met you, they felt a special connection with (or to?) you.
Both the prepositions means the same and can be used to connect something or somebody to/with something. But if people connect for relationship, that is, someone feels liking for another and understand each other as in the present context, use connect with