I went over to Syria in 2006 and was introduced to my fiance's sister since she was younger. I liked Diala instead but kept to myself because I did not want to be rude. I thought I would be back in Syria during Christmas but work and life happened and it took me 3 years to go back. I believe God had a hand in this since she was still single three years later, the family still remembered me, and they said yes when I asked for Diala's hand in marriage.
We have fallen more in love day by day. I have spent countless hours on the phone with her and have gone back during the summer to visit for a month. I plan to go back in a few weeks to be there when her interview comes up and to bring her back with me. I can hardly wait and my heart pounds at the thought of it.