Monday, September 13, 2010
Being in a long distance relationship has many challenges. And when your significant other lives in another country, the challenges are magnified. Especially when that country has a different way of measuring things.
Me: “How many miles is it to the store?”
Me: “Well, just tell me how many minutes it will take to get there.”
Even trying to decide what to wear quickly becomes a struggle, when you’re dating someone who lives in Canada.
Me: “How hot is it going to be today?”
Him: “About 25.”
Me: “Should I bring a sweater?”
Him: “No. But tomorrow the temperature’s going to drop. So you’ll want to have your toque.”
Language barriers and metric systems aside, there’s something to long distance relationships. Something sweet and not yet explored by this writer. If you're considering a long distance relationship, or think you may come across any Canadians, stay tuned for more insights.