Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > General Chit Chat > Well, this is gonna suck...
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-09-2011, 09:18 PM   #1
JebCkr
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Daejeon, South Korea
Posts: 334
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default Well, this is gonna suck...

Well, this isn't beer related and to most it is probably boring, but I've been drinking homebrew and this forum seems as appropriate as any.

So, there's this girl...we got together about 5 months ago. So far, everything has been great. She's wild about me and is unlike anyone I've ever been with. I'm 21 and she's 24. I know I'm young, but this isn't my first relationship. I know this is something different than the ones I've had in the past. What's the problem then, you ask.

She has to leave the country in a couple of months for at least a year. You see, she is Korean and here on a visa. I like her, maybe even love her (but I try not to admit this to myself), but I can't quit school with just a year to go to follow her. And as much as she wants to stay she can't.

So, I'm in a weird position. I'm in a great relationship, never been this happy, but it has a deadline. It's like knowing the date of your death and it SUCKS. I try to just go day by day, but as it gets closer it becomes harder to ignore. Kind of a bummer, right?

Anyway, I just wanted to vent. I don't particularly expect to gain anything from your comments, but feel free to give advice, to criticize, or just laugh. Hope I didn't bore anyone too much...and cheers

__________________

I don't always drink beer, but when I do I'm usually s#$% faced and can speak French...in Russian.

JebCkr is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2011, 09:37 PM   #2
Reno_eNVy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Reno_eNVy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Reno, Nevada
Posts: 6,224
Liked 195 Times on 164 Posts
Likes Given: 66

Default

Awwww man.... Punch-Buggy Depressing!

That does super suck. Have you considered the long distance thing? If you really love her you could make it work... not saying that it WOULD work, but it CAN. Finish school and then go to her. I think if she feels the same way abot you she would be down for trying it.

But then again I'm a hopeless romantic.

__________________
Primary: air and sadness =(

Kegged: Cascadian Dark Ale

Bottled: English Barleywine (brewed 9/26/09 -- bottled 5/5/10)


LET'S GO LA!
LA CAMPEONES!
PLAY FOR GLORY, THE GLORY LA!
Reno_eNVy is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2011, 09:44 PM   #3
BrewKnurd
Formerly discnjh
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
BrewKnurd's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Prairieville, LA
Posts: 2,754
Liked 238 Times on 197 Posts
Likes Given: 112

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Reno_eNVy_446 View Post
Awwww man.... Punch-Buggy Depressing!

That does super suck. Have you considered the long distance thing? If you really love her you could make it work... not saying that it WOULD work, but it CAN. Finish school and then go to her. I think if she feels the same way abot you she would be down for trying it.

But then again I'm a hopeless romantic.
A year ain't that bad. I actually STARTED dating my wife long distance (i know, how stupid, right?) and we did it for about a year, then she moved down here.
__________________

Fake it til you make it.

BrewKnurd is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2011, 10:59 PM   #4
DregAddict
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Posts: 614
Liked 14 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

I would try the long distance thing. If it's meant to be then it will work out. And you may find out otherwise, and that will be fine too.

__________________
DregAddict is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2011, 11:14 PM   #5
Petey
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Petey's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Jacksonville, NC
Posts: 140
Default

Dude, Go for the long distance thing...a couple trips to Korea throughout the year and that year would go by like you wouldn't believe. Military types go through year long stints all the time. If she's worth the effort go for it.

__________________
Primary# 1: Dry Irish Stout
Primary# 2: Munich Helles

Secondary# 1:
Secondary # 2:

On Tap:
Robust Porter
White IPA
Dry Irish Stout


Kegged & Waiting:
Petey is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2011, 11:32 PM   #6
yournotpeter
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 240
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Long distance it....and don't quit school!! If this is someone you're truly meant to be with, you'll want a great job which can support her...finishing college will certainly help!!!

__________________
yournotpeter is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2011, 12:36 AM   #7
dfc
Audio Engineer/Instructor
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dfc's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Chandler, AZ
Posts: 3,040
Liked 197 Times on 166 Posts
Likes Given: 122

Default

When My wife and I were dating I was living in Ohio and she was living in Arizona. We dated for 1 1/2 years and next week will be 4 years since we married.

Things are going great too. I think I've only punched her in the face 3 times!

__________________

Kegged: Beer
Bottled: Beer, Beer, Beer, Beer, Beer, Beer.
Primary: Beer
Secondary: Beer

How to brew extract (with pictures!)

How to brew extract (Video)

Simple bottling process

dfc is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2011, 01:17 AM   #8
mr_goodwrench
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Auburn, GA
Posts: 887
Liked 5 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

I'll +1 the long distance thing. SWMBO & I started dating the summer after she graduated from high school and she went away to school about 3 hours away... I know its nothing compared to Korea, but it still sucked not seeing her everyday. We made it work for a year after which she moved back and went to school local. Our 14 year wedding anniversary (16 years together) is in a couple of weeks. You just have to do what feels right for both of you.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by MyNameIsPaul View Post
We make beer in buckets with toilet parts and coolers.
mr_goodwrench is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2011, 01:20 AM   #9
Shooter
Almaigan Brewing Co.
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Shooter's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Dublin (No, not that Dublin)
Posts: 4,453
Liked 231 Times on 179 Posts
Likes Given: 38

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dfc View Post
Things are going great too. I think I've only punched her in the face 3 times!
This does sound like a dream relationship! How do you keep the magic alive?
__________________

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. - C. S. Lewis, English essayist & juvenile novelist (1898 - 1963)

Shooter is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2011, 03:43 AM   #10
gratus fermentatio
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Montana
Posts: 8,738
Liked 793 Times on 552 Posts
Likes Given: 2115

Default

Yep, it might suck at times, but it's a good test of the relationship; besides, it'll give you a good reason to visit South Korea sometime during that year, thus proving to her (and her family) your interest in her for the long term.

Finish school, test the relationship, visit an exotic country & have a guide that really knows what to avoid & has a vested interest in your well being, then come back the the good ol' USA with her & see what happens. That's my 2 cent's worth. Regards, GF.

__________________
gratus fermentatio is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hospitals, how much they suck. HHP General Chit Chat 6 03-24-2011 09:47 AM
blizzard suck Pumbaa General Chit Chat 106 02-05-2011 04:40 PM
Suck on This Evan! General Chit Chat 17 10-28-2008 06:23 PM
Fins Suck! CodeRage General Chit Chat 2 11-12-2007 02:36 AM
'They' Suck and I Done With 'em Petunia General Chit Chat 22 10-02-2007 03:54 PM