We emailed and talked for two long months before I agreed to meet him.
Then, he planned a lovely dinner at an ocean-side restaurant.
That said, I know people who had HUGE distances between them and survived that and ended up committed and together.
The second I laid eyes on him, I knew it was a disaster.
He was at least 10 years older than his picture and about 20 years my senior.
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