Post # 1
Sorry for long length!!!
Bees! Awesome day with SO yesterday. I’ve been moving right along with Mr. Bee’s plan, helping myself grow and become the lady I’d like to bee. We went on a big date last night to celebrate the end of the semester of graduate school. I had been thinking that the scale of the date was a little big just for that. So I decided I’d ask why this one was so special.
We went out to this really yummy fondue place. Absolutely delicious and a fun experience for both of us. Between the main course and dessert (yummiest chocolate fondue ever) I scooted next to him with my glass of wine and said “So why this semester are you so darn proud of me? I’ve had a bunch of semesters and I still have one more before I’m all done. This just feels like such a big treat and I really appreciate it. What’s up with this time around?” So he smiles at me and says that he knows that this semester was a little harder in terms of workload, commuting with overnights, some struggles at home, and…”we had a rough patch for a little bit too. I wanted to reaffirm that I love you (swoon) and that I’m invested in this relationship.” I told him he didn’t need to prove it to me, that we had gotten through it ok and that we were great now, and that I was sure he loved me. He went on to say that he knew I was saddened before, and he wanted to do this. By that point my heart was already melting. But it gets better…
Later, I’m not even sure why, he said to me that he’s a lot more certain about us “moving forward” and that he’s been thinking about all the sides of things, like financial stuff and (I had to smile at my dear SO) his groomsmen. I played it cool but he said “come on you know you’re excited”. So I asked him how much input he wants on e rings, and he said he knows to look and research Brilliant Earth (as I have really strong opinions about sourcing and sustainability). I then tried to ask if he had an opinion or generally idea as to timing, and I meant wedding, but he thought I was still talking engagement. So he smiled slyly and said “You just focus on school, Missy…”.
I love my life, I love SO, and I am so very lucky. My feeling is, before the end of my last semester (!!!!!!!) until then, it’s keep calm and paint nails. 🙂 either way, I couldn’t be happier.
Post # 3
Aww! What a sweetheart! You have a good one!
Post # 5
@BeachBride2014: Thank you much!!! 🙂 I appreciate it. He’s terrific.
Post # 6
@Sapphire-Dreamer: Indeed. I should attach a sticky to the one in my room that slats “paint your nails”. That’s adorable.