Don't sweat it there, mate. Enjoy all the magnificently tall buildings in Chi-town there, and foo-get about her. She's just saying all that to get your attention. Most women like the idea that they can make a friend, ex, etc.. jealous or wanting on command. Obviously there is a lot I don't know, but I have seen this sort of thing many times before (Of course it's never happened to me, as I am way to cool with my laser vision,
), and it just looks that way to me.
You want to find a nice local, attractive byrd. Not saying anything badly about the travel, but the relationship part will get awful after a while.
Base not your happiness on the deeds of others, for what is given can be taken away. No Hope = No Fear