And y’all know I’m stubborn and refuse to just Though he be but young, he is smart.
Probably seems obvious to you that age isn’t everything to do with intelligence, but it was something I hadn’t considered. ) He doesn’t seem to have baggage that scares him away from wanting future-things, like to get married and have a family.
Because of this, I was drawn to people like my best friend, who was dynamic and bold.
She was the one who things happened to, the starting point of every story. He, in turn, went to find my friend and her boyfriend, who were none too pleased at having to leave so soon after we got there. Hearing that he wanted more felt like wading into the deep end. had feelings for me, I felt strange every time I saw him.
When I first started dating this delighting younger man (who is now my boyfriend), I found myself calling him by a nickname to my friends and using this weird, coy affectation, because “it’s not serious, he’s younger, he’s in school, and what do we have in common anyway? But as I got to know him more and more, my feelings for him intensified and I realized this wasn’t just a Mrs. So I thought about why, even though I was/am happy, did it feel like I’m getting away with something? My suspicion is that it’s because we are afraid to be made happy by something that’s out of the norm.