My boyfriend and I had plans to go to Switzerland in April of 2020 to see his family and friends. We bought tickets in January of 2020, but in March of 2020 when the pandemic began seriously affecting the U.S., we were told we were not going to be able to leave the country for our vacation. We wouldn’t even be able to leave the house! And we had no idea for how long. At first we thought we’d reschedule for the summer, thinking there was no way the stay-at-home and the travel restrictions could last more than a few weeks, one or two MONTHS, at most.

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