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When You Move Abroad For Love

“So what brought you to Dublin?” I get asked this question a lot. Because of this, I’ve got a few different responses depending on who I’m talking to. The logical and professional response: “I love traveling and have always wanted to live in Europe and it’s easy for Canadians to get a visa in Ireland,… Continue reading When You Move Abroad For Love

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Closing The Distance

  Closing the distance. That's the end goal for every long distance relationship. The day where you no longer have to get in a car or a plane to see each other. You're finally together! It's been about two weeks since I got on a plane to Dublin with my one way ticket and I'm… Continue reading Closing The Distance

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My Thoughts On LDRs

I never thought I'd be in a long distance relationship. Throughout college I had friends who were in LDRs because one partner was doing a semester abroad, or going to a college in another part of the world. Some of these couples are still together today, but for some the distance tore them apart. From what I had… Continue reading My Thoughts On LDRs

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Seán’s Visit to Vancouver 

Saying good bye in the Dublin departures terminal was as heartbreaking as our first good bye in Vancouver last August. However, it made it easier knowing this time we would only be apart for 2 1/2 months as opposed to 4 1/2 like before. Seán was coming to visit me in Vancouver for my birthday!… Continue reading Seán’s Visit to Vancouver 

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My First Trip to Ireland 

Part of what makes long distance relationships so exciting is getting to visit    a new country. I'm so lucky that my boyfriend is from such a beautiful place. I still remember the day during our first summer together when he turned to me and told me I should visit him in Dublin for Christmas.… Continue reading My First Trip to Ireland 

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How I Met My Boyfriend 

I'm Canadian. My boyfriend is Irish. There are currently 7,156 kilometres between us. So how did we meet? It all began the summer before my final year of college. It was 8:30pm on a Wednesday, also known as College Night at the local student bar. And, naturally, I was in bed. I got a phone… Continue reading How I Met My Boyfriend