Importance Of Love In My Life

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“We’ll be OK” he said. We promised each other. We said it often. It became our mantra. “We’ll be OK. We WILL be OK” but, would we? In the back of my mind I questioned it. I debated our ability to continue our relationship with so many miles between us. Five hundred thirty-seven miles, 8 hours and 5 minutes from his doorstep in La Crosse, Wisconsin to mine in Topeka, Kansas. All this travel time, all these miles did not even take into account pausing for essentials of life like food, gas, or even so much as a bathroom break or leg stretch. How would we be able to do it? Was it even possible or for that matter realistic? Were we even being reasonable to presume any relationship, much less our relationship could persevere and thrive with the …show more content…
He, is Jordan. He is tall and thin, with the muscular build of a football and baseball player both of which he participated in at Coe College as well as high school, although I did not know him during his high school years. A transfer student from Coe College to University of Wisconsin - La Crosse for his major. in Recreation Therapy. We literally met at a stoplight while I was driving around with my friends. I lived in La Crosse and the girls and I were looking for something to do. He was a current student at Coe and had come up to my hometown with a group of his guy friends just driving around as well. We talked at a stop light and he and his friends followed my friends and me to a local restaurant. The rest, they say is history. We subsequently began dating. The distance to Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa …show more content…
Sure I could fly home and see everyone. Sure, Jordan could come down and visit me in Kansas and, sure I would be moving to a place where I at least knew two people my Aunt Barb, my mom’s sister and, Uncle Drew. There were a great number of good reasons to make the move. A new start for me in new surroundings. An opportunity to spread my wings and prove to myself I could be fine living away from home. Yet, there were still Jordan and our life together. What would become of us? Jordan and I spent time weighing the pros and cons of the possibility of my upcoming move. We looked at the logistics of staying where I was comfortable and nearer to him. We compared schools closer to the area, where travel between the two schools would not be such a great distance. I made lists, mapped routes, struggled internally with the thought of what I would be missing out on and speculated on how much I would miss him and our time

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