I was traveling from Athens, Greece to Yerevan, Armenia to visit my extended family.My now husband was travelling from Switzerland to Armenia via Athens.
In the arrivals lounge of the airport, I used to keep one eye on the gate and one eye on all the stories unfolding around me.
Have you ever noticed how people who are picking someone up at the airport are usually happy and excited? Little kids squeal with excitement when they see their parents approaching. During those periods of waiting for Mike to step through the gate I’d feel suspended between two different existences–the life I lived alone and the life we lived together.
There was a 23% relative increase in the rate of long-distance marriages between 20 (2.36% of marriages in 2000 and 2.9% of marriages in 2005).
Greater exposure to far away singles accounts for part of this trend.“People travel for their work, they commute farther, they generally travel more than we did just a few decades ago.
I thought he may be a tad crazy, but as we talked each and everyday I realized he was just crazy about me, and that I felt the same. He was amazed by me in a way that I’d always wished someone would be, and I was amazed by him too.