Friday, February 22, 2008
The Fruits of a Long-Distance Relationship
You don’t get someone to just sit and be companionably still with.
You don’t get to have a hug or a sympathetic glance from across the room when you’re having a really hard day.
You only get a couple of hours a day of contact with the person who matters so much to you, and sometimes you don’t even get that.
You don’t get a companion to go with you to parties or dinners, or even to share a quiet home-cooked meal.
You don’t get to walk down the street, taking in your surroundings, holding hands with someone you love.
You don’t get a pair of welcoming arms at the end of the day.
But you do get this (it came in the mail today):