I’ve never really been a huge romance girl. Sure, I love watching Romantic Comedies, snuggle up with a good cry, and fantasize about it happening in “real life“. Running off for The Fairy Tale Wedding in a faraway land. Always sounded magical, but a little too unrealistic to me….
Until it happened.
Rewind back a year, and I was literally thinking I might never find my someone. Living and working in South Tel Aviv with refugees was my life, and meeting possible suitors wasn’t exactly in the cards. I had to leave the country every three months, so this time I decided a trip to Malta was just the ticket. I headed off alone, unbeknownst to me that I would meet my future husband there (read more about that story here).
We dated a year, got engaged on New Years, and decided to get married…
There’s been a few blog posts going around about dating girls who travel. First there was Don’t Date a Girl Who Travels, which led to the follow-up, Date a Girl Who Travels. Both were great in their own ways, but I’m going to take it a step farther to the next level:
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I love traditions! Most of my personal traditions come from holidays or religion, and have a lot to do with family… which makes it difficult for me since I’ve lived away from my family for more than 12 years now. Continue reading →
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Probably one of the scariest steps in any relationship is meeting the family… add on top of that meeting a Jewish family, and you could have a serious panic attack. Its like a double -edged sword, how I feel about … Continue reading →
I’m gonna be 100% raw with this post, because sometimes the truth just needs to be set free. I hear all the time how NICE it is what I do. Non-profit work. Working with the poor, castaways, giving to those … Continue reading →
Has your heart ever been divided? Split between two worlds? Two loves? Two jobs? Two homes? My heart has often been divided between various places for some time now… The States, Brasil, Africa… But recently a new type of division … Continue reading →