July 15, 2013

Weekend Snapshots

{ anniversary celebrations }
{ lovely invitations for a friend's upcoming wedding }
{ taking in the beautiful views in Whistler }
{ patio brunch }

This past weekend Andrew and I celebrated our four year anniversary. It seems crazy how quickly four years have flown by. Especially when I think about all of the cities we have lived in both separately and  together, the moves we have made for each other and how much has changed in just four years. When we first met I lived in Toronto and Andrew in Vancouver, then somehow for a little over two years we did long distance between Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Finally we now both live in Vancouver together. We often have people ask us for advice on surviving a long distance relationship, which I usually am not sure how to answer. The whole experience was exciting for us, of course it wasn't easy, and in the end one of us had to pick up and move permanently, but it allowed our relationship to grow slowly. We built trust, learned to communicate and really appreciated the time we had together. 

So I guess my advice would be to enjoy the late night phone calls and surprise visits, cherish the time you get to spend together even if it's short, and know that eventually there's an end to the distance. 

12 comments:

  1. That shot of Whistler is just beautiful. Can't wait to visit some day.

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  2. Aw Sarah, I love this post! It's crazy how fast time flies eh - especially with a long distance relationship! So happy for both of you xox

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  3. Happy Anniversary! I think if a relationship can survive long distance it can survive just about anything. The distance will always make you appreciate the closeness!

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    1. Thanks Nicola! I completely agree :)

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  4. Very inspiring post Sarah, and such beautiful photos! I wish you guys a wonderful life together, closer than ever!
    Love
    Melodie
    http://sevenlivesandmore.blogspot.fr/

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    1. So glad you like this post Melodie and thank you for the kind wishes! xo

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  5. Happy Anniversary! this is the cutest post... maybe ever.



    xoxoxo danni

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    1. Aw thanks Danni! I can remember telling you all about Andy when him and I first started dating. Seems so long ago!!! xo

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  6. Beautiful photos, and great advice on long distance relationships! Thanks for inspiring my day :)
    ~Tina
    http://ohhappychartreuse.wordpress.com

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    1. So happy to add a little inspiration to your day Tina! Hope you're having a lovely week xo

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