The Beautiful Pain of a Long-Distance Relationship

Lessons learned while loving someone from afar.

It’s a typical Monday morning in DC and I’m moving slowly, waking up at your place. I look at my phone and see that I have about an hour to get ready for work. Then, I realize—my “work shoes” are back at my place, about a 15-minute bus ride up North Capitol Street, or a 20-minute trip by the subway.