That Thursday though, he texted me: “Hey, I know you can’t do dinner until Monday, but would you want to meet me for a drink at least after work tonight?
I’ll come to your part of town so that you don't have to worry about driving late.
" So it was funny for them to have the same thoughts without me saying it.As for his family, his parents met and were engaged within six months [of dating].I don't usually get nervous before dates because I just expect them to not work out.But this was different — I was actually excited about it.And no hard feelings if it doesn’t, but I’m not going to stay with you to be comfortable.'We had conversations [about marriage] way sooner than I thought we would, but I knew by the third date that he was The One.
I guess it was probably a month and a half into dating that James told me, "I am going to marry you, and it’s going to be soon because I don't see the point in waiting."In the past, my family had always said, "Give it a year," but when they met James, they were like, "Oh, you're going to marry him; you’ll be married before the end of next year!
However, if anyone refers to me as his girlfriend in front of him, the colour drains from his face.
When I asked him if we were going out properly he just said he ‘wasn’t there yet, and wasn’t even sure if he wanted a serious relationship.’ “I don’t want to push it as I have a really nice time with him.
It was really pretty because there were only the trees and the ocean.
At the end of the boardwalk, I saw something set up and I thought, O He had a blanket with a pillow, my favorite flowers, a picture from our first date, and Champagne, and the ring was hidden behind the pillows.
I had always thought dating apps were for people who only want to hook up, and that wasn’t what I was looking for.