as defined by The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition:
Extreme privation; suffering.
A cause of privation or suffering.
today i arrive home to find this letter from the us embassy in barbados in my mailbox:
This office has received a letter from the US Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement requesting a letter from your petitioner explaining the hardship your absence will cause her.
Please forward the same to this office as soon as possible in order for your application to be processed
well the good thing is that means that our application is being processed.
we`ve been married for 682 days and seen each other 15 days.
is that enough hardship?
i`m not going to start this tonight. focus on the positive.