Category Archives: Long distance

On traveling alone

Well, I decided to go ahead with it!  Me. In Colombia from July 31 to August 9.  I’ve never been to South America before. I was invited to a conference in Cali, Colombia, but I had to buy the airfare … Continue reading

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wherefore art thou… Romeo?

A plan is just a list of things that might happen. So where does the story go from here? First off, my manifesto is not preventing me from continuing to date  boys.  While I do sort of feel like Rocky … Continue reading

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addiction

“There is a way of loving not attached to what is loved. Observe how water is with the ground, always moving toward the ocean.” – Rumi Such a beautiful quote!  If only I could get back there. I’m a little … Continue reading

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emotional armor

When do you cut ties and break away?  How much emotional armor do you need to be friends with your past lover? Mr. Faraway and I have been off since right before Christmas.  Over the last month, we’ve inched closer, … Continue reading

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Greek myth

A wise man says to me: If you don’t stop avoiding the obvious, you will probably get bitten in the butt by a spider. Well, I’m not sure how “wise”, as I would never write “get bitten”, but this is … Continue reading

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Enter stage right: The Viking

First and foremost – I am still talking to Mr. Faraway.  We still have hopes and dreams for the future.  He still tells me “Sweetheart, things will be better someday”.  He has avoided the L word, but it is always … Continue reading

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Toxic slide to grief

So, things with Mr. Faraway are nearly silent.  And silence in a long distance relationship practically means over.  This weekend was a weekend full of sadness and sad-boredom for me.  Although I made it out of the house both days, … Continue reading

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Raining cats and dogs – and men from Mars

Oh my.  This weekend I had 5 different guys make some sort of move on me.  None of them were Mr. Faraway.  Mr. Faraway fell deep into his cave.  At least this is what Men are from Mars and Women … Continue reading

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Things I love about having a boyfriend far away

Well, Mr. Faraway came back the day after the last post and sent me the warmest, most frank, most loving email I’ve ever had from him – and apologized for all the things he said on the phone.  It’s taken … Continue reading

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Long long distance

Mr. Faraway lives so very far away sometimes that it really allows you to sit and wonder what a relationship is all about.  I spent the day in my lab, vaguely whining about being there on a Sunday, but also … Continue reading

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