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Then you read this letter by Emily Bracken posted on Medium and reposted on Huff Po. I’m around the corner, down the street, on Facebook, in your office, at our local coffee shop, a complete stranger. In the meantime, which of the things on Emily’s list will you admit to?
But I got the feeling that you were beginning to think I didn’t exist. And I wanted to let you know that while I might be as elusive as a unicorn grazing in a field of four-leaf clovers, I’m close. Have a great weekend and come back on Monday for a juicy reader question from a woman who is ready to toss in the towel on men.
Originally they were “fire-side chats to chart a vision of Europe’s future.” Soon the meetings were trying to resolve crises. The EU state holding the rotating six-month presidency usually hosted the summit. Since 2004 summits outside the EU capital, Brussels, are very rare. Dublin hosted EU summits eight times: twice in 1975 chaired by the late Liam Cosgrave; in 1979 chaired by the late Jack Lynch, in 1984 chaired by Garret Fitz Gerald; twice in 1990 chaired by Charlie Haughey, and two in 1996 chaired by John Bruton. Nowadays, the EU leaders have four summits per year. Some big ticket EU items were debated at summits in Dublin Castle.
In 1979, new UK Premier Maggie Thatcher, held tough on demands that her government pay less into Brussels coffers. There was good news for Charlie Haughey as he presided over an EU summit in 1990 which ended partition. But Mr Haughey’s handling of affairs earned the gratitude of EU colossus Helmut Kohl of Germany. Even after EU summits were moved to Brussels, the chairmanship, grandly called “president” stayed with the country holding the six-month presidency.
When I was 31, I hadn’t thrown out the list, my life wasn’t together, I was dating the wrong person, I needed to date more to understand what I like, I wasn’t able to appreciate the right woman until life kicked my ass, and I was too focused on what I was getting instead of what I was giving.
I’ve been intentionally keeping my head too busy to think with my heart. I need to date more to understand what I do and don’t like. I won’t be able to appreciate you until life has kicked my ass. It’s entirely possible that we did hit it off once, and I left without getting your information; or maybe I did get your number and never called because of any one of the above reasons. Just keep making your life exciting and full, so when we do finally come together, we can bring each other joy, because we are already happy. I could have written the same thing ten years ago, if only I were more self-aware.
But since the 2009 EU Lisbon Treaty was passed the summits now have a permanent chairman. Like the rest of the EU, French was the dominant language around summits until the mid-1990s though transaltion is always provided.
It’s astonishingly self-aware, and is the kind of letter I wish I received more, instead of the one blaming men for all the ills of the world.
Most of my close friends here in Medellin are foreigners and I have seen girls break their neck checking them out as we walk down the street.
So I do not get that immediate attention here in Medellin.
It’s taken me a long time to even admit this to myself much less to you, so please know that everything I’ve written here is true.1. The first video shows you why “Comparison is the enemy of contentment“, next you’ll learn “How to make the most attractive men fall for you“, and finally “What you can do to find love“.
And in case you’ve missed my video series about how to rejuvenate your faith in love, make sure you watch these three videos.