As a couple, even before we started really dating, we had a thing for contests with each other. Silly things: like who got to the classroom first (usually him), who got a better grade on the homework, who could go the longest without falling asleep (usually me)... and as the days passed we collected prices. … Continue reading A Unicorn or a Kiss?
As we got to know each other, we settled into a silly, little routine of seeing each other before class and after class and "having" to walk to his side of the campus (or finding an excuse to anyway, my best one was, "The water they sell on that side is always colder." Right, Ana, … Continue reading And then we held hands…
One of the things very few people realise about long distance relationships, even people in long distance relationships themselves, is the amount of talking you end up doing. Talking is great, don't get me wrong. There is a certainly a value in having to learn to express love and connectivity through words, facial expressions, and silly emoji … Continue reading The Long Game of Long Distance
I sat next to him again. Just because he was a nice guy, I told myself. Just because it was easy to talk to him and I wasn't feeling like being social or having weird, taxing interactions full of awkward small talk. Just because the class was full and I couldn't sit by myself. "Right," … Continue reading It All Started With a Paper Plane
Of all the most hated clichés in contemporary romance literature, having your characters meet in the dingy, badly-lit hallways at school is probably closest to the top. Extra points if what leads to said meeting is the combined clumsy distraction of both characters as they rush to opposite sides of the building. Of course, the … Continue reading Just Like in a (Bad) Romance Novel