I was good at being alone. I had it handled. I self-regulated my emotions, cooked decent meals for myself and had enough going on in my social life to feel busy. That's what being an adult is, right?
And now, five years later - here we are.
At the end of the summer before 3rd year, my friend N and I made a trip to the liquor store a few days before school started. Us and every other university student in the tiny town of Sackville. I spotted that guy from my Spanish class. I
Later that night, we headed out to catch up with everyone after a long summer away. Mostly everyone went to the campus pub, since it was one of the three bars worth visiting. Guess who was also there?
A little tanned-up from working outside...
And so, N made sure that we "met" that night, even though we already knew each other. It was a very obvious and slightly awkward set-up.
And somehow, it worked.
I realized today that since our anniversary is in October, Halloween photos serve as pretty good benchmarks of each year. Except 2009. We were clearly too busy stuffing our faces with candy or assembling our costumes.
Five Halloweens later - here we are.
Happy anniversary to the sweetest man. The only one capable of converting a commitment-phobe.
I'm ending it here before you barf from all the sappiness.
Can you guess all our costumes? Some are pretty obvious and others not so much.