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Life Without Him

Thursday evening, once again my flatmates and I cook dinner together. It’s kinda become my highlight of the week. Our new flatmate’s girlfriend is there, too; both are really nice, but seeing them together makes me feel the absence of my love. It’s a subliminal pain. I try to forget about it; there’s nothing I can do about him not being here, so what’s the point in whining? We have fajitas and I greedily get a second one, stuffed with delicious ingredients. My eyes are bigger...

The Silence You Leave

Monday evening. I’m walking through a dead village. The wind creates scary noises in the black foliage above me, the rain on the asphalt reflects the street lights. It’s cold, my hand is cold and with no distraction around me I can’t help but notice the void you’ve left. The sky above me is pitch-black, there is no moon I can look at that would soothe my heart. My hand feels cold and I suspiciously turn around because of every step that disrupts the...

My LDR story – Part I

August 2011 My second week of school in Uruguay. One evening we went to the school’s observatory to look through the telescope at the stars and planets. Yes, I had astronomy classes – actually pretty awesome, but unfortunately my Spanish sucked back then so I understood nada. Students of my class and the parallel class stood crammed around the telescope in the dark room. I couldn’t understand what the teacher was talking about. Some classmates bothered to explain the most necessary details to me but they...

My long-distance relationship

I didn’t think of writing about my long-distance relationship when I started this blog three weeks ago. Then I realized that there are some blogs dedicated to this topic and it felt good knowing there were other people in the same situation as me who were being positive as well. So after asking my boyfriend if he’s okay with it I decided to write about our LDR, hoping that I can connect with my LDR-fellows. :) We got to know each other during...