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“It wasn’t long after I joined First that Brendan clicked on me and I clicked straight back.
According to my friends Mike was creepy because of the roses and pizza and mixed CD’s he would send. w=747&h=1190&crop&ssl=1" width="747" height="1190" data-original-width="747" data-original-height="1190" itemprop=" title="Long Distance Relationships" alt="Long Distance Relationships" style="width: 747px; height: 1190px;" / This book takes a deep look into the subject of long distance relationships and offers practical advice, as well as authentic real life experiences and observations from our own relationship. Each chapter will explore a different aspect of how a relationship can be affected by long distance and includes topics such as marriage, sex, having children, meeting family and friends, and immigration issues.
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.
We swapped emails and phone numbers, not having any clue that our wedding in Hawaii would be less than three years later. I firmly believe that you can make anything work if you want to. I wont lie – long distance for 18 months was incredibly hard, but we made it work by maintaining the following. I got an amazing phone plan where I had unlimited calls to international mobiles, and we would talk for hours.
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.
He then came to Australia in April 2011 and spent a month with my friends and family before proposing!
We spent two weeks in London in June of that year, and he was back in Australia in October for our engagement party.
Family rumors circulated amongst the extended family that I was heading off for Christmas in Scotland with someone I had met on the internet (although let’s be honest I’ve met worse guys “conventionally” in bars and nightclubs than I have online); that Mike was actually 60; and I had friends who went as far to enlighten me in detail as to how I was going to end up raped and murdered, chopped up into little pieces in a garbage disposal in some dark alley. w=745&h=1190&crop&ssl=1" width="745" height="1190" data-original-width="745" data-original-height="1190" itemprop=" title="Long Distance Relationships" alt="Long Distance Relationships" style="width: 745px; height: 1190px;" / This book takes a deep look into the subject of long distance relationships and offers practical advice, as well as authentic real life experiences and observations from our own relationship.