Will and I have been inseparable since we were kids. Though after we’d grown up, there hadn’t been any romance between us — no matter how badly I’d wanted it. If I had to guess, I’d say we were both too shy to act on our feelings. Also, our timelines never matched up. He would be single, while I was spoken for. I’d break up with my beau, but he would be in a relationship. Fate was not our friend — until recently.
Things finally took a turn on my 29th birthday. We were out with friends — drinking, dancing and having the time of our lives. That’s when the light in Will’s eyes changed. He hooked his arm around my waist and pulled me close.
“I love you,” he said.
My heart skipped a beat. We’d previously said the words to one another... Read more...