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Time and Relative Dimensions in LoveBy Tamara   4/20/2010
My boyfriend and I met online. We didn't meet through a sketchy dating site or an online school or even a forum. We met on Myspace. I had a band - a geek band, no less, and so did he. And all our geeky other online friends. My boyfriend started this big daily group chat in which lovely friendships were formed, including ours.
After about five months, our friends made this silly group on Facebook which was basically "shipping" me and my then very close friend. We thought it was a great joke, but after thinking about it, I realized I actually loved this person. I had never seen his face, at this point(his avatar was always a drawing he'd made). I told a friend, and they told me to be careful of weirdos.
But I knew him.
I started chatting with just him.
Two months later, we were in a relationship. One day, he just said "I love you" and that was it.
We've gone through tough times, with both of our families and separate things. He saw me through a very difficult summer. He also boosted my self-confidence. Without him, I don't want to think about how I would have turned out. He helped me stay sane, in a very crazy way.
During this time, we'd tried to meet several times. Nothing worked out, and I wondered if we were really serious about it. This past summer, I was in England visiting my mum. One day, he shouted out a date and asked me if I was free for a week. He'd bought tickets. As soon as I got home, I started to prepare. He came about two weeks later, and I picked him up and took him back to my hometown.
Keep in mind, neither of our parents knew. We had to sneak very carefully. My dad would have killed me. His parents wouldn't approve.
But he took care of me just as much as I took care of him that week. A lot of people say it's awkward when they first meet... but for us, it was like picking up from out last IM but in 3D. I kissed him at the airport; it was one of the best days of my life.
Being with him took 2 years of waiting, but it was worth every risk and every cent. I'd wait forever for him.
And he knows it too. <3
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