So a year ago today, I "met" Professor via emails exchanged. March 2nd was the first time I met him face to face.....but our relationship began one year ago today.
Happy Anniversary, Sir. :)
I was almost surprised that he remembered the date....he is a man, after all....but, he remembered and brought it up during conversation this past weekend. Sssshhhh.....he can be pretty sweet some times. :) Just don't tell him I said so.....he has an image to uphold ya know.
Looking back and thinking about the last year, one thing is for sure.....and Professor described it accurately, a year of ups and downs.....a lot of them. I've dealt with some challenging things......but "dealing with it" was only possible because of the support I constantly had and turned to. He taught me so much this year. We've had fun and we've become closer than I ever anticipated. The year has been good and bad.....highs and lows. I suppose that is pretty typical of most relationships, right? Just a lot that we dealt with, isn't so "normal".
When I think about us....Professor and I....singularly, as an 'us'.....it's almost hard to believe it has been only one year. I feel like I've known him forever. He is family to me and I love the man to death. It's just so hard to analyze that kind of bond, that depth of emotional connection constructing in just one year. But it has.....and I'm incredibly thankful that it has.....and far happier than I was just a short 12 months ago. Amazing. :)
This coming year I believe we have both agreed that we want far more highs than lows. :) Regardless of what the year ahead brings, I'm confident we will get through it and I'll come out on the other side smiling.....because I am his and he is mine. :)