Letter(s) from Anna Shabunina to Phil (USA)

Letter 1

HI there,
Still single? Me too. I was looking at profiles and decided to write you.
Who knows, maybe we are a match for each other...
I hall be waiting for your reply at lonely_waits70@yahoo.com and please attach your picture.
Hope to hear from you sooner.

Letter 2

How are you? I am sorry if I didn't respond to you at once but you see I have no computer at home and I have to go to the Internet cafe which is located not far from my home. I think that first of all I should say thank you that you responded back to me and I guess I need to explain to you at once that I live in Russia, in Sangar city. This city is not far from Yakutsk.
It is a very nice and small city. I should say that I have never been to the USA but I think that USA is a good country with nice people and traditions. Actually in my profile it says that I am from the USA.
I hope you are not very sad about it. When I was putting my ad I guess I have done a few mistakes because this is my first experience in Internet datings. I want to be honest from the whole beginning and that is why I want you to know that I am from Russia.
I think I have to tell you more about me and my life here.
It is pretty hot here today, it is about 25 centigrades above zero and what about your place? Is it warm or cold there?
I decided to put my profile on match. com because I a very lonely here in Russia and I just couldn't find that special man for me here.
I know that many Russian women also found their love somewhere in other coutries and in the USA so I am here now also trying to find my love. By the way one of my friend used to find her husband on american singles also and now they live happily in Germany in a small city not far from Berlin .
And I also want to be happy with someone special for me, and who will love me. And age doesn't matter for me at all, the main thing is to be happy and find love. I told my friends that I am going to write you and they support me because we all wish each other only happiness.
I think you want to know about my family, well I have never seen my mother because she died borning me. I was brought up by my father who has gone this summer, he was a good Policeman and he was shot.
So I am alone now because I was the only child. As you see now nothing holds me now in this country anymore and I try to find my love.
You must be intersted in my likes and dislikes and etc. So here is some more information about me:
- I am a surgeon and I work in a city hospital ( I have a doctor diploma from the Medical Academy).
- I am a Christian
- I like white lilies
- My favourite color is blue
- My favourite music is classical
- I love pets and anymals
- I have no kids and I have never been married.
- I love cooking and my favourite food is Italian and Russian one. My best dish is lasagna.
- I have a driving license but I have no car
- I like to go to cinemas and theatres but I don't like disco because it is very noisy there and it is always overcrowded.
- I don't smoke and I drink socially ( for example a glass of red wine)
- I don't have tattoos or piercings exept for my ears.
- I don't like winters though it is very hot now in Russia.
I guess that is all for today and I hope you didn't get tired to read my email. Please write me more about yourself, your likes and dislikes...
Unfortunately I have to go home now since I have to do some housework for today.
I very much hope that you will write me back today or tomorrow and I will try to reply to you at once...
Your friend from Russia,

Letter 3

Hello my dear
How are you today?
I am very glad to see your email. And would like to see as many pictures of yours as possible, because its very interesting for me and I would like to get to know you better.
Your reply made my day. I am happy to read your emails. I think we have a lot of common and I like it very much. I think we are becoming more closer to each other. I've chosen your profile because I like you very much, when I read your profile I think you are very interesting person. And I have a feeling I was always looking for you.
Recently we celebrated my friend's birthday and I felt so sad because her boyfriend was with her. They were kissing and hugging each other.
She got a great bouquet of flowers...I hope that my birthday will also celebrate with my beloved who can be my one and forever.
Could it be you?
By the way I have something more to tell you about me. I didnt tell you that I like travelling. I have been in Moscow a few years ago with my friends.
Also I have been in St.Petersburg. It was wonderful to go sightseeing and very interesting.
But unfortunatly I had no chance to visit any foreign country.
Some more information about me:
- I have blue eyes
- I am 5'6 height
- I am 55 kg weight ( unfortunately don't know how much it will be in your measurement system)
- my sizes (93-63-92 )in cm.
I have already told you that I work as a surgeon in a city hospital.I do different operations.
But I earn not much in our country. About $200 in your money per month. I do think it is a small salary but all doctors have low salary in Russia.
I was attending courses of English for a few years already and I like this language, though I have never spoPhil in English with someone who is from English-speaking country. Anyway you can see the level of my knowledge in English by my letters because I write them without any translators.
Today is 20 digrees above zero( this is a teperature in Celcius), and tomorrow I am going to go outside with my friends for BBQ.
I t should be funny. By the way, do you like camp?
So strange, time flies so fast...I will be 36 years old soon.
My birthday is on 18th of July.Can you believe it!!!.
But I should say that I don't want to spend it, because I always wanted to celebrate it with my life partner. That is my dream and I hope it will come true one day. You know, now I am very sad that you are so far away from me, cause we couldnt be together on my birthday .
I have one more dream, a dream to have a family, to take care about my housband. Its all I want in my life, i just want to be happy as a woman. And its doesn't matter in what kind of country my future husband is living.
I will be next to him, and I will find any job I can to help have a good style of life.
I guess that is enough for today and I would like to ask you a few questions:
- what are you going to do this coming weePhild
- what did you do for fun
- what do you feel about such relationships as we can possibly have.
I will be waiting for your reply with great impatience.
I have to run for my work right now...
Goodbye for now

Letter 4

Hello sweety!!! How are you today? How is your weekend? I hope everything is ok.
I am very happy to read all your letters for me.
Your letters makes my day. And my friends are also happy to see that we are in our correspondence.
I have to tell you that you make my life full of happiness though I cannot write you every day since I am very busy.
And now I know that there is somebody who is thinking about me and now I am not alone.
Thank you for that. And I dont want to put my profile on american singles again since I dont want to see other emails, just want to corespond with you only. I dont know why but I liked your profile at the first sight, I can't explain it, its difficult to explane for me. Anyway I am really happy that we can talk with each other and share our thoughts, it makes us closer for each other.
I told you we were going with my friends to go outside for BBQ but two fo my friends got flue and we didn't have BBQ.
I wish you could be here with me right now because I don't like walk alone.
That is why I am in internet cafe now and writing this letter.I know that I didn't respond to you at once but I had a lot of work. I dont know what else I can tell you about me. I feel that you have already know all things about me. I have fillings as if I know you for a very long time.
By the way the day before yesterday my friends and I went to the cinema it was "National Treasure". You should see it if you still didn't se it, cause its very good movie.
As for me I want to hear your voice very much, but I dont have a phone at home and you can't call me but if you want you can give me your number (please inlcude country code and zone area) and I will try to find a way to call you as soon as I can, it will be great, but I don't know how it will be because I have never spoPhil to anyone in English before .
Speaking about our time difference, I am +9 GMT.
Its very difficult to use messenger because of time diffrence, and I told you that I don't have computer at home.
You know , when I stay alone evening Ii am thinking about our first meeting, how it can be, I imagine when you see me in the airport and give me flowers, take my hand and kiss me and we go to your home to celebrate my birthday.
It will be the best gift on my birthday in the world.Or you can visit me and we will celebrate it here alone, only you and me.I am thinking about it all the time.
Can you imagine it or not?. What do think about it?
By the way what is the closest airport to your place? Mine is located in Yakutsk.
. I cant stop writing this letter cause I like it very much, but I have to do some housework and need to go unfortunately. I hope you are thinking of me as much as I am thinking of you and sending pictures for you.
I hope when you see them you will think about me, Phil
Ok, I wish you good day and week-end!!!
Kisses for you!!!
From Anna Inyakina with love!!!
Lenina street 22-54.

Letter 5

Hello my sweetheart,
Today is windy and it is raining and I am in a romantic mood. I wish I could share it with you but unfortunately you are far away from me now.
Last night I couldn't sleep. Iwas thinking about you and about me.
There were so many thoughts running through my head and you know what?
I think if two liking each other persons are kept apart by the distance their relationship can be compicated.
Compicated but not impossible.
We don't live in different planets and I think if we wish we can be together. I have never been in such situation before because this is an Internet we have never seen each other face to face, but I hope we shll meet each other and probably very soon . I hope you don't mind it because besides of the lettesr we write each other we need something more...
And this can beoly our meeting. I contaced a travel agency and did the request about how I can come to you. Probably tomorrow I will have that information and I will let you know for sure.
You know, Phil I was always hoping and dreaming to find "Mr.Right". And now I amnot talking about his wallet or place of living or his job, I am talking about real love.
My parents loved each other very much and my dad told me that their connection between mom and dad was so strong that they could understand each other with no words. They could tell each other so much just by one glance. Maybe I am hopeless Romantic but I believe and I know that I will find my love and I willnot give up. Only we live our lifes and we all deserve to be happy and be loved. I know that it is easy to say : "I love you" bu tit is not easy to keep that love.
Love should be built and not destoyed and it is a very hard to build love but I repeat it is not impossible.
Phil, if you areready to try and build this love I would be happy to kno wthat I am honoured to be that one person for such a man like you.
I dream... And I think if we stop dreaming and believe in love and happiness we will die.
With all my affection,
From Anna Inyakina with love!!!
Lenina street 22-54.

Letter 6

Hello my sweetheart,
This is the second letter already I write you today.
So, how are you ? I am so happy to read your emails.
I think you are very special to me and you are a sweetest man and I always dream about you. I told all about our relationships to my friends and they are very happy to see how I happy I am becoming with every day because of you.
I dont know what else I can tell you but my mind full of words of love and nothing else. Every day I hope that all its real and you are not just my imagination. My friends say you hello. I have some present for you from them.
I cant wait our meeting and think about you every day. What about you ???
You are the man I am looking for.
I was in travel agency to find out how I can get to fly to you. And be with you on Birthday. Maybe I will not be able to be with you on my birthday because we don't have much time but still...
I hope we can make it, and I gave your email adress to travel agent and he promised me to send you all information about my trip. But there is one thing, if we want to celebrate my birthday with you in your place , you should tell me if you will help me or not, because they will sale that cheap tickets and if we meet later it will cost much more for us and then later as they say it will be much more difficult to get visa which is valid during 1 month. I don't know why it is so because i am new to this and I have never been to any other country which needs visa but they told me that.
Think about it because I can't afford it, because I earn only 200 USD here , but you shouldn't worry because I will give it back to you your money when we meet, cause I will work in some hospital and can earn some money for you.
I am sorry to tell that but I am realy want to be with you. I dont know what else I can tell, you know everithing about me. Of course if I could I wouldl ask all my friends to lend me some but I dont have any friends who can do it for me , please understand it, sorry if it makes you sad. I hope you will understand me right. I can speak with all day and night but its better to speak face to face that we can know each other better. Dont you think so ?
If you want I can fly to you only for a week and we will see how things go or I can stay with you forever, all in your hands.
Ok, now I give you a lot of kisses from me, and I give you my heart, and I believe in my dreams to be with you soon.
Love you so much! Want to touch you and kiss you.!!! bye for now Phil
PS I will be waiting for your reply .
From Anna Inyakina with love!!!
Lenina street 22-54.

Letter 7

Hello my sweetheart,
How are you today? I am sorry for late responding , like usual I had a lot of work to do. I want tothank you that you paid fo rmy trip. I am so happy and i can't find words to express what I feel now.
Sweetheart, I miss you so much and I cannot wait till we are together at last. Phil, my honey I will be able to stay for thirty days only because my visa will be issued for one month, I wish I could stay longer and forever in your warmest hugs.... Darling, you really know how to make my heart smile Phil. The day my eyes meet yours I will be complete.
The day my hand holds yours I will be overwhelmed. The day my lips meet yours I will be filled with love. The day I make love to you, we will become one.... forever....
Honey, I understand that you are probably afraid to start new relationships and be hurt, so am I. I also don't want to be hurt btu I cannot promise you that we will never hurt each other, but I PROMISE YOU that I will always try to do everything to make you happy and feel loved, to give you all the joy and happiness of love and life whic I have for you in my heart.
I know there will be hard and difficult times in our relationships, but we must be together and support each other when hard times come and do everything to make our life happier. The more we love each other ans show our affection the more we will take this love in return....
You are very sweet, tender, attentive and caring person and I really cannot wait till we are together....
With all my love that I have fo ryou in my heart!!!
Your devoted Anna
Lenina street 22-54.

Letter 8

Hello my sweetheart,
Finally I came back from my business trip and now I can write you again. Tired but happy as never because soon we will be together and it makes me so excited.I want o thank you millions of times for what you do for me. I walk all day long with stupid grin and even my colleagues see that my eyes have changed, mor ehappy, more alive...
But, it looks like you dodn't know that I went to my business trip? Did you get my letter when I told you that I will be out of town? Strange...
I am in so romantic mood again...
Denied fuel, that flame might dim and falter, leaving the darkness to rule the night. The fuel that sustains that flame is love itself. This is why love is so important. This is why, when you have found the one person in the world for you, you must hold onto that person with all of your heart.
I think you understand what I am saying, Julia. Without love, life is far less meaningful. With love, one can find meaning in every aspect of the world around us. Clouds, blades of grass, birds soaring in the air, they all are brought into sharper focus by the lens of love.
When two loving souls are kept apart by distance, it can be difficult to sustain the dynamic connection between them. Difficult, but not impossible. Yet when a certain point is reached in the evolution of any relationship, a meeting in the flesh is required to seal the bonds of love. Until then, they remain tenuous at best.
With this knowledge, I understand our eagerness to meet face to face, to gaze into the eyes of the other and see whether love awaits there...
I will try to call you tomorrow in the first part of the day, what do you think?
I love you, Phil!
Yours and only yours,
PS My vacation has started so I will be able to write you at least two times a day and discuss everything.

Letter 9

Hello my sweetheart,
I was so happy to finally hear your vice and though our conversation was only for a few moments, I was really happy to talk to you.You know it is very hard to call abroad because the connection is not so good.
I will be trying calling you every day until we meet, my honey Phil.
So, howare you today? I'm ok. I got tired a little because I was at the agency and we had a lot of paper work.
Thinking about you all day long made me feel better. You know, I am counting the days till our meeting and I know that all we do is right though to tell you the truth I am a little nervous because we have never meet in person before.I'm afraid you may be disappointed and I don't want that to happen. I care about you alot. And we have never met in person. I feel you when you write me. More then any person I have met in person. I know we have a connection, I just don't want to dissappoint you. You are so sweet and tender. I want you in my life. I just want to work through all of the obsticles in our way. I know it is worth it. I want to feel your touch. I want to kiss your lips. I want to look into your eyes. I want to explore every inch of your body. Ah, bad me!
You asked me about my favourite animal, well I like most of all cats, I mean all cats domestic pets and wild cats. They are so graceful, their eyes are bottomless. Cats are wild and tender at the same time... Ok, enough about cats. Let's talk about you.
Phil you have filled my life with joy and love. I think of you all the time. There is no other place I would rather be then in your arms.I want to hear voice. I need this.
By the way on Wednesday I will be in Moscow at the Consulate in the morning, I will have an Interview about my visa and you know what? I feel that everything will be great and all I can pray and dream about is you. I want to touch your warm arms, hug you...
Strange but you really changed my whole inner world, you changed me. I was a doctor, but now I am also a woman. Loving woman....
And I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart, Phil!!
In love and devoted,
YourAnna with millions of most tender kisses you have ever had!!!

Letter 10

Hello my sweetheart,
Today is one of the most exciting days of my life, I know that I will have a lot of exciting and happy days with you and today is one of such days. I am writing to you being in the Internet cafe which is located near the airport because soon I am flying to Moscow. Tomorrow morning I will have an intreview at the Embassy about my visa issuance. Of course you understand that i am also nervous about that but at the agency they said that everything is going ot be fine. I was told what kind of questions are usually asked at the Interview and I aslo was told how to behave there.
Anyway, I know that soon we shall be together, I feel that and it warms my heart like nothing else.
Phil, I will of course write you right after the Interview. Before my flight to you I will be in Moscow. I guess I will rent a room in some appartment because I was told that hotels are very very expensive there.
But all these details are not so important I guess, I am just nervous before my flight and tell you different stuff like this. I have never had plane flights and I am afraid of it. If I feel scared I will think of you and this will help me because I know that you also think of me all the time.
In Moscow I will have some free time before my flight to you and will buy you some souvenire from the heart of Russia. Everytime I think of you (and I think of you every moment of every day) I keep smiling and my eyes are shining.I wish I could talk to you every day. I will be trying to call you today and tomorrow and the dayafter tomorrow...
until we meet. Then we will need no phones and Internet, there will be just you and me even if there will be a lot people surrounding us. Today I saw a beautiful dream about you and me again but when I woke up, you disappeared and I felt sad. You were so close to me...It was really a beautiful dream and I wish it was a reality. Soon, my dear! Soon all this will be a reality! I do dream alot while awake and asleep of us happily together and treasure all the hopes for tomorrow, our relationship grows like a flower reaching toward the sun.As I read all your letters and lookat thepictures you have sent me I realizehow much happinesswe have brought into each others lives and its such a wonderful feeling . I shall love and cherish you always and foreverPhil .
Your always devoted and loving Anna

Letter 11

My sweet darling,
I have just been at the Consulate where I have had an interview. Everything was great, I was aksed some questions about my background, wages, the aim of my coming to your country, my parents' background and so on, and at the end I was told I am going to be given a visa and I was so happy to hear it, my sweetest, because it means we can be together on 15 ofJuly at last and I so much want it, Phil, I want it with all my heart and I hope it is going to happen to us.
But my sweetheart, I was told at the Interview one thing that made me really worried and I really do not know what to do now. I was told about the rule at the Customs that is needed to fulfill by every person from former republics of Soviet Union coming to your country with a tourist visa. I'll have to show an amount of money at the Customs in Moscow to prove my ability to travel to your country and cover all my expenses. As I was explained, there have been a lot of people who went to your country with a tourist visa and did some crime and become illegal, and also especially after the terroristic acts in my country that happened this autumn and now I can go through the Customs only showing this money to prove that my aim of coming to your country is travelling and going sightseeing and not becoming a prostitute or a criminal.
I understand it is a very good rule for your country but I do not know what to do now because I could never imagine that it is going to be $2500. My love, I wish I could know about it earlier so that we could be prepared for it, but now when the tickets are bookedon Sundayand our happiness can be possible at last we have this problem and I do not now how to solve it. I have nobody to ask for help. I hope for your help, Phil, it is all that I can pray for. I am really shocked and worried now and so much want us to be happy at last but cannot do anything.
The most terrible thing is that if I do not fulfill this rule at the Customs I'll be refused to go to you and my visa will become invalid and it means that I am not a reliable person and it is very possible that I'll not be allowed to get a visa to your country again for several years and we'll not be together.
My love, I so much hope for you, I cannot return back to my life before you and cannot even imagine how miserable it would be. Darling, if you don't have that great sum of money, maybe you can borrow it for two days and I shall give it to you back at the airport. I am so much worried and I need you so much, my honey, so so much...
Please write me as soon as possible,
Your Anna