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One year on
« on: January 09, 2013, 02:26:01 PM »
We have been married a year now and celebrated our 1st anniversary a few days ago. I don't know how we got through it. The first six months after getting married we were stressed at being apart and the next six months were stressful being together. Have to say, its probably the hardest thing we have ever done, bringing two families together across cultures, languages and nations. Its been incredibly tough going for all of us and it is absolutely true to say that the first year is the hardest. We have had long periods of introspection and doubt but something kept us going.
I dare say the road ahead will have plenty of challenges and hurdles but I am confident that as a couple we grow stronger every day in spite of the difficulties we have faced and no doubt will continue to face together.

To all those who have been there, you have my utmost respect.

DS
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Re: One year on
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2013, 02:30:25 PM »
Congrats to DS and family!

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Re: One year on
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013, 02:32:14 PM »
DS, the greatest trip of your life starts with one step.

Happy anniversary and hoping for many more.  tiphat


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Re: One year on
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013, 02:47:42 PM »
Congrats to DS and family!

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DS, the greatest trip of your life starts with one step.

Happy anniversary and hoping for many more.  tiphat

Thank you GS & Muzh.

Indeed, this journey is one of many little steps and some leaps of faith...  :BEER:
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Re: One year on
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2013, 03:28:10 PM »
Congratulations.

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Re: One year on
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013, 04:44:10 PM »
Many congratulations.  :party0011:

One year? The hard bit is nearly over.  :)
please tell me where I'm being / have been 'dishonest'? 
Yes, he said that.........

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Re: One year on
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2013, 05:14:52 PM »
Congrats!  :party0011:

Waiting impatiently for 2nd and 7th anniversaries.  ;D
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Re: One year on
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2013, 11:54:33 PM »
Congratulations DS  tiphat

As manny says the 1st one is a hard one :coffeeread: but from where i am looking at it from 4+ years on i to wonder how we got here at times but those moments are now very few  :)

Keep going your only a newbie still  ;D
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Re: One year on
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2013, 01:09:33 AM »
Congratulations DS, yes, hopefully you are over the hump now, it should be all downhill (as in easier) from here  :)

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Re: One year on
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2013, 02:12:19 AM »
Congratz to the both of you from the both of us, DS.  :)

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P.S....Unless you happen to live in Quebec and are subject to the Quebec Charter Of Values, of course.

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Re: One year on
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2013, 03:49:09 AM »
 tiphat :thumbsup:

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Re: One year on
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2013, 05:16:54 AM »
Congratulations DS and happy anniversary to you and the good lady. I fully appreciate every word written and pulling the seemingly impossible together and being able to enjoy it means the world. I'm 8 months in and we've had our fair share of ups and downs along the way - but finding love with a wonderful woman is life's reward for all the hard work.

All the best.  tiphat

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Re: One year on
« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2013, 03:35:00 PM »
Congratulations DS and happy anniversary to you and the good lady. I fully appreciate every word written and pulling the seemingly impossible together and being able to enjoy it means the world. I'm 8 months in and we've had our fair share of ups and downs along the way - but finding love with a wonderful woman is life's reward for all the hard work.

All the best.  tiphat
Thank you Rosco. I wanted people to know just how difficult this really is but also that there is light at the end and, like everything in life, if you want something, you have to work for it. Is your good lady over yet, I couldn't recall whether her visa had come through or not?

Congratz to the both of you from the both of us, DS.  :)

Brass

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Congratulations DS, yes, hopefully you are over the hump now, it should be all downhill (as in easier) from here  :)

Thanks Chris. Was that a freudian slip??  ;D

Congratulations DS  tiphat

As manny says the 1st one is a hard one :coffeeread: but from where i am looking at it from 4+ years on i to wonder how we got here at times but those moments are now very few  :)

Keep going your only a newbie still  ;D


Cheers Sparky. Dunno about being a newbie..feel like a vet now.


Congrats!  :party0011:

Waiting impatiently for 2nd and 7th anniversaries.  ;D

Thanks Jamaica, I'd rather be the tortoise rather than the hare. :laugh:

Many congratulations.  :party0011:

One year? The hard bit is nearly over.  :)

 :travel: Could do with a bit of this....

Congratulations.

Thank you Halo.

 
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Re: One year on
« Reply #13 on: January 10, 2013, 04:04:18 PM »
Best wishes to you and your good lady DS.

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Re: One year on
« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2013, 04:43:59 PM »
All the best from our family to yours.  You continue to show that this lifestyle can work as it has for many more of us.  So congratulations!


 

 

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