14.You have to carefully word your response to customs when they ask why you are entering the country.
15.And when you do see each other, it feels more like vacation and less like real life.
16.If you have to deal with a language barrier, it can be difficult to make a good impression on your partner's parents.
17.You have to say goodbye at the airport.
18.You must also confront the unavoidable and ironic fear that after all the work that goes into adjusting to distance, you will not be able to handle the constant closeness when you do finally live in the same place.
19.But all of these are justified when you realize why you are doing this in the first place.
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