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Can a long distance relationship work?

July 7, 2008

Conventional wisdom would say no. However, this weekend would say yes. Megan and I made the trip to Louisville to see one of my best friends and former roommate, Matt Thomas, get married to Ms. Tara Lynn West (now Mrs. Tara Thomas). Matt and Tara met on a WorldChangers trip before college and dated from then until two days ago when they were married. Not only did they date throughout college, but they also survived a long distance relationship as Matt attended USC while Tara attended Western Kentucky. I told Megan as we made the 9.5 hour drive out to Louisville that I had a new respect for Matt and Tara’s relationship that they could make it through that sort of distance. It provided another tangible example of one of my strongest convictions – that love is first and foremost a commitment – commitment that will help them in the future to overcome little mishaps like this:

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Matthew C. Thomas permalink
    July 12, 2008 5:54 pm

    thanks buddy! that pic is hilarious too!

  2. Anonymous permalink
    July 16, 2008 3:58 am

    i didn’t do that…..

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