International love and dating
You may not be able to go no traditional dates, however that’s not to say that you can’t keep the romance alive, even from 15,000 kilometers away. Over the months there were a constant string of romantic emails, chocolates, mixed CD’s, letters, and even pizza!!
After flying home from Africa and fitting back into “reality”, roses arrived for me on my first day back at work! One hotel reception shift I had a pizza delivery man come in at lunch and drop off a Large Hawaiian, bottle of Fanta and chocolate lava cake; all which had been ordered and paid for by Mike online, from America!!
We spent two weeks in London in June of that year (where he proposed again, with a ring this time!
If you find the following advice helpful, we have written a comprehensive e-book with 128 pages of advice and insight into how your long distance relationship can be a success too. I would call around 11pm after getting home from work, meaning I would “apparently” sometimes fall asleep mid conversation : S, which meant Mike picked up his phone every morning around 6am in America.I’m Megan from Australia, and over the last 5 years I’ve spent an accumulation of 6 months out of every year abroad.So it’s not surprising that I met the love of my life while traveling. I still love the reactions we get when people ask “so you’re from Australia, he’s from America – where did you both meet? After having both finished the Mt Kilimanjaro climb, we met through mutual travelers at the hotel at the bottom of the mountain.If I had a dollar for every time someone told me my relationship was doomed I would be set for life.
Listen to what your friends and family have to say, sure, but thank them for their opinion and continue living your life.During our long distance relationship, we met on average every 3 or so months.We both worked 2 jobs to pay for all of our travel; 16 hour days, in my case while at the same time studying Journalism and Law full time at university and still maintaining a pretty impressive social life.We also have a free Facebook community you can join to to connect with other people who understand what you’re going through. Being forced to talk on the phone meant that we got to know each other a lot more intimately, and a lot more quickly than we otherwise would have.