Dating an international student
It must have worked because he asked for my number. The relationship wasn't without its culture clashes.
The first meal I cooked for David was Moroccan couscous.
We had seen a total of 21 Shakespeare plays – and after that, I knew I wanted to come back to study in the UK.
Perhaps I was so thrilled by the time I arrived in 2009 that I was letting off an irresistible glow!
Now, I am working in an international school in New York City. It is incredibly hard, frustrating at times, but after three years’ practice and an incredible amount of patience, trust and commitment, we seem to have the long-distance thing down. We are in love, we make each other happy and we support each other, even if we are 3,408 miles apart.
I certainly hadn’t been ‘planning’ to meet the guy I would be with for over five years now.