I'm the vice chairman at a local organization and we receive international volunteers on a regular basis. I'm 31 years of age, and have become very friendly with one, of 19, who has been with us for over a month, but leaves again in three weeks.
For reasons beyond my understanding, practically my ENTIRE family dislikes her, despite that she's genuinely a wonderful girl though. I'm torn beyond description because I absolutely KNOW she will never be accepted, but I love her. I'm in no position (due to myriad circumstances at home/work) to simply move with her when she leaves, yet, even if I could, she still has about two years of university to finish and has a tough family life herself. Her parents having fled dangerous cultural wars in her own country.
I haven't so much sinned as landed in a precarious, and very messy situation no matter what direction I go, no matter which decisions I make, no matter what I say or think, something will be ruined irreparably. I see no opportunity for us to be together happily, though I want nothing but! She is amazing, more than likely the one. But, logically, I can't bring myself to do anything other than hope for a miracle, unless I'm missing something.
Would someone please help me. What am I supposed to do?
Posted on 07.04.2013, 12:52:14 CET