Tag: long distance relationships

I cannot believe that I just left you to catch a subway that will take you to the airport to catch a flight that will lead you far far far away from me. I thought I could handle it like so many other planes rides that lead me miles away from you but this one, this one is different. By now, you’re probably somewhere up in the air or in the midst of catching your second flight that will lead you home. Either way, I just want to leave you with this letter:

During my single days I used to admire my friends relationships. I really enjoyed watching their love grow from dating to engaged to married and beyond. I always wondered (and asked) though, how did they know that this person was “the one?”

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Killer of Relationships

When Lawrence and I first reminisced on how we met, the story would get so twisted so many times over to make him seem like a cool, confident guy who just walked up to me and like a boss say, “Hey girl, can I get your number?” That is not how it happened! Not by a long shot! Instead, Lawrence told me that he was very hesitant to approach me at first.

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Going home this break I thought it was going to be just like any other break: a lot of sleeping and binging on Netflix and eating all my favorite foods that are either non-existent or very expansive on  the island. Little did I know that my life will forever change……….because……………………drum roll please………

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“I, ____, take you, ____, to be my lawfully wedded (husband/wife), to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” – Traditional Christian Marriage Vow

Sitting here and pondering on the enormity of what it really means to actually say, “I Do” is scaring me a bit. Yes, I love Lawrence. Yes, I am excited to marry him and yes,

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One of the hardest thing about being an in a long distance courtship and engagement is not having the person physically right next besides you.

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