Even both of us can speak the same language, We still have misunderstandings or arguments.
My boyfriend speaks Swedish and he is fluent in speaking English, I am from The Philippines and our language is English and Tagalog.
That night was a long night and we even spent more and more time together after that day, eventually, we became inseparable.
We talked, share thoughts and interesting idea that night.
I would say that I was falling pretty hard and I knew it was love at first sight.
I didn’t know what we would do about being in long distance relationship.
We try to make things work After Enzo went back to Sweden, We spent many nights talking into skype, Messenger, and Whats App.
And please remember how horrific it was to learn an entirely new language in high school so don’t laugh at them when they, in full confidence, say “bai ku bo kon ta! Know how high the Christoffelberg is and how beautiful (and exhausting) the journey is, which mundi has the nicest trees, which birds were the first to wake you up and hate life, how Klein Curaçao contributed to your every Summer. Inform them on the superstitions and history of the island.
Let them know that it was a turbulent past and even though some people never let go of that mentality- we are not all like that. Overreact about how great the weather always is even though we all look older than we are due to excessive skin damage from excessive exposure to the sun that is in NO way further than ±2 km away from the top of the Christoffelberg. And finally, make them so jealous of where you’re from, that they’ll have no choice but to pay your ticket to be their tour guide for when they go visit (because “oh my gosh, it sounds magical!
He still a stranger and I needs to protect my heart and myself.
Things seemed to move so fast between us, It is like blinked of an eye.
Surprisingly God has a new plan for me, It was one evening that my life has to change forever.
I met this brown hair, hazel eye man in the middle of fast food restaurant, where both of us eating dinner in a separate table.
But it’s not because he/she would be or not be a foreigner, but because we like or love each other, have matching values, and see a future together. There’s no shame in not wanting to date people like X or people with Y.