Sunday, December 21, 2008

Today's the day...

Today I'm flying out and am feeling anxious! I have magazines in tow, book (Everything is Illuminated) and diary to write in. Too much luggage of course. I get super nervous about flying, and just read a report about a plane crash in Texas (i think). Just what you need to hear upon boarding a 21 hour flight! Sheesh!

This afternoon I'm baking choc chip cookies for my husband. I figured it would make him happy for a few days while I'm gone. I was out with my colleagues the other night, and the girls were shocked I was leaving my husband for 10 days. They said they wouldn't trust their husbands/partners for that long (?!). One of my colleagues said she wouldn't leave her partner for more than 2 days. Another said she wouldn't leave her husband for more than 5 days. Not because of the "i miss you too much" factor. But the trust factor. I feel kind of shocked at that. I just hate to go because I feel "all wrong" without my husband with me. we married so we could be together, not apart. However, in our circumstances I have to make long trips once a year or so, by myself.
Thoughts? My colleagues are in long term relationships with devoted partners. I think you need to have trust in a relationship.

So this afternoon I think we're hanging out, its such a beautiful day here. I'll try and find an internet booth while in Oz.

Watch this space.


Its Just Me - Daring to Dream said...

Oh I think its GREAT that you can be in a committed relationship and not have to be attached at the hip only going where your partner goes. Relationships have to have trust and it seems that yours does. Go and have an amazing time and when you return, you will have lots of love at home and anticipatory readers awaiting you on your blogspace. Have a tremedous time and stay safe! I love traveling, in case you cant tell :)

The Seeker said...

Relationships that don't have the trust factor aren't healthy realtions (that's my point).
We can't be always wondering what the other is doing and if he is doing something wrong.... I do trust my hubby!!!!! And if we have to do some trips just one of us (sometimes because of our work) it's the "I will miss you" that counts.
If in your circumstances you have to make long trips once a year or so, by yourself well you're confined to the circumstances, and despite you feel the I miss you factor you can't be depressed and you must feel the trust.
Just think what will be when you'll return ;)

Have a great trip, an amazing Holidays Season and a Gorgeous New Year.


TeeZee said...

Personally, I would never hesitate to take a trip without my boyfriend if I had to. Relationship need trust and being so insecure that you have to put a limit on how much time you're "allowed" to be away is unhealthy, imo. I'm glad you have enough trust in your husband that this never even crossed your mind.

Have an awesome trip!!

Frank said...

Ooh, I really want to read Everything is Illuminated. I just read Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and I loved it. You must tell me how it is!

Technodoll said...

I know I'm too late to wish you a good trip but I'm thinking of you and hoping the flight was bearable!

*waves hello from far away*

PS: I have a hard time letting my guy go anywhere without me, but he is helping me get over my crappy luggage and I am learning to trust again, after having been cheated on so many times I lost count. It's a long, uphill battle but I'm getting there :-)

Jen (MahaloFashion) said...

I've flown more times then I can count and I still get nervous...something about airports is just so steril.