Dating my husband was the only time I never saw the period at the end of the sentence.” — Megan He made plans.
I just had this instinct from that very first conversation that this person was going to be important in my life; that he was, well, the one.” — Laura We became a team.
“I didn’t have one of those singular moments where a lightbulb went off.
This will give you both time to get to know each other and to figure out if you’d like to be in a relationship together.
It will also give you time to get more comfortable to talk to him about it. I know that starting this conversation with a dude can be awkward, uncomfortable and completely nerve-wracking. I’ve done it a million times and let me just tell you guys something: I am really shy.
“Being with him felt like being on vacation from real life.” — Thérèse Everyone else knew.
“There was definitely a powerful feeling right away, and yet we didn’t get engaged for seven years.
“Unlike my previous relationships, I wasn’t haunted by deeper, nagging questions of whether or not I wanted to be with him.
Disagreements didn’t threaten to end in a breakup — it was always just assumed that we would keep going.
“We had both recently read the same weird sci-fi book series. I knew because no one had ever made me laugh as much as he did, and no guy had ever laughed as much at my jokes.
But he sat next to me, and somehow we ended up chatting without a pause from New York City all the way to D. I wouldn’t quite call it love at first sight, but rather this strong feeling of ‘but of course,’ or inevitability, but in a good way.
When my husband finally announced our engagement, his friend famously said, ‘Congratulations on not being the stupidest person on Earth.’ The point is, even if it’s clear to everyone else in your life, sometimes it’s hard for you to just know.