I love Italian. Unfortunately most of those who speak it are in a time zone 5 or 6 hours ahead of me. So either they have to stay up late, or I have to wake up early (earlier). Neither has lead to a successful long term language relationship.
So, in a perfect world I would find someone in North or South America, native Italian speaker, who wants to do a language exchange with Italian/English regularly a few times a week.
If such a person exists, contact me!