Friday, June 15, 2012

Wooing Boyfriend: An Inappropriate Love Story

[Linking up with yeahwrite!]


There once was a girl who got a job at a nonprofit.

 There, she met a boy.
 

Well, not a boy, a man.

He was a  great deal older than her, but she didn’t care about such silly nonsense like age or social norms. She liked him.

He wasn’t quite as responsive. In fact, he thought she was pretty weird.


But she made friends with him anyway.


And she flirted with him.  As best as she could, anyway. Which wasn’t very good at all.
(answer: no.)
Mostly, she just talked to him. Unfortunately, they worked in different office buildings, so she had to rely on talking on the phone.


And chatting online.



Which they did…a lot. 

But, he still didn't want to ask her out. So, she waited.


And waited.

And waited.

Eventually, he realized she wasn’t so bad. And he started flirting back a little. Well...mostly, he just said filthy things.

And finally one day, while she was walking alone in a park, he sent her an email asking her out on a date.



And she grinned like an idiot.

And they had a wonderfully nerve-wracking first date. They realized that they very much liked one another, and he became Boyfriend.
  
A few months later, he encouraged her to start a blog.


And she did.  And then one day, she realized a whole year had gone by since she first started dating Boyfriend.  So she used her blog to say:


Also,  she wanted to let him know that she is going to hug the crap out of him after work today.

The End
PS. He still thinks she’s a little bit weird.

84 comments:

  1. Aw, how fun. Happy anniversary to you and your boyfriend!

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  2. I assumed the two of you had been dating for at least a lifetime. I guess I am under the false impression that people are as strange as me. Unless I have been dating someone for a year, NO ONE knows about him. I hide my men...in my trunk. Happy anniversary!

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  3. awww thats just so sweet. happy anniversary you two.
    i like that you really went for what you've wanted.

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  4. THIS IS MY FAVORITE POST FROM YOU EVER! I rarely use caps as they make me stabby, but this post deserves them. The pictures are the bestest. Happy Anniversary!

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  5. Y'know, for a fairy-tale, written by you especially, there's a shocking lack of talking/singing animals. Happy anniversary!

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  6. That's a great story - and you can tell he loves hugs, no matter what he claims to the contrary. You can see it in his eyes.

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  7. Happy anniversary to you and your boyfriend!!!! <3

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  8. Awwwwww, you guys - happy anniversary!

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  9. "Soul-rapingly" is my new favorite adjective, and Happy Anniversary!

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  10. Absolutely my favorite Gia post! Yay for being together for one year, here's to many many more. Unless Boyfriend is 97. Then, here is to next week. Happy anniversary!

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  11. Mr. Penwasser was set up with Ms. ******** on a blind date.
    Ms. ********** allowed to take off her blindfold once she became Mrs. Penwasser.
    Little Penwassers followed in a few years, followed by a castrated dog, Pal Penwasser.
    Mrs. Penwasser eventually watched her son and daughter go off to college.
    But, she still had Al and ND (Nutless Dog).
    Mrs. Penwasser's life was ruined.
    The End
    Happy Anniversary!

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  12. Happy Anniversary!!!!

    But seriously... *Barf*

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    1. Hahaah this was Boyfriend's favorite comment.

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  13. Happy Anniversary Gia! What a sweet post!

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  14. My husband made me start a blog so I would stop bugging him with my weirdness all the time too! Happy Aniversery!

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  15. Happy anniversary! I can't believe it's only been one year. It feels like you guys have been together for ages. The GOOD kind of ages, btw, when you can't (and don't want to) remember what life was like before they showed up in the picture.

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  16. MELT.... MELt... MElt.... Melt... melt.... mel.... me....m.... ......

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  17. My current job is "soul-rapingly" awful. Hey, that works! Thanks for the new adjective, it works perfectly!

    Love the story, stalking works!!!!

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  18. Ahahaha! This was awesome. Happy Anniversary! I hope you get all gooey and romantic and he gets...some.


    Yay for anniversaries!

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  19. happy anniversary to you'll

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  20. Aweeeeee. Sweetness.

    I am a fan of LOVE and I think it's great that you two have found it.

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  21. Congratulations on your 1 year anniversary of getting together! That's the only thing Miss-Matic and I share together!

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  22. Happy Anniversary! I really want to know how old Boyfriend is.

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  23. Aw! An inappropriate love story from its inappropriate beginnings :) All good love stories are inappropriate, aren't they? Mine is, and I wouldn't have it any other way. Happy Anniversary!

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  24. Happy anniversary!! Drink lots of wine :)

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  25. God, that's so cute! I love, love any post you do on Boyfriend!

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  26. Happy Anniversary to the both of you :)

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  27. What a gorgeous love story!! Happy anniversary :-))))

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  28. ah, that's just so sweet.
    and a little weird :)
    Happy Anniversary guys!

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  29. How very adorable. Happy Anniversary to you both. And he's a lucky guy. Weird Girls are the best!

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  30. Happy Happy! I was waiting and waiting for the hug. I love those hugs; especially the way the right foot wraps around his leg freakishly. When I have 33 email messages and one says Mayor Gia, even if the other says "Abraham Lincoln" I open yours first. You rule.

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  31. Well I sure liked your dress :)

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  32. Happy anniversary, very comical and entertaining. Thanks

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  33. It doesn't look like you had to wait that long - according to your pictures it wasn't even 6 hours!

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  34. HAha! The modern day cinderella story. Love it!

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  35. Oh this adorable. I wish I could hug my girlfriend like that but I'm the tall one.

    And she won't hug me like that because she's afraid of snapping me in half because I'm too thin. >:

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  36. Awww, happy anniversary Gia and Boyfriend! It's definitely a modern-day love story :)

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  37. Happy anniversary!

    (I have that same dress in red.)

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  38. Like a lot of your other commenters, I assumed that the two of you had been together for a long long time. Happy anniversary!

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  39. How could he not love hugs like that? I'd like to know where you shop, love the dress! Happy Anniversary!

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  40. Hey, happy anniversary! And just out of curiosity, how manny years are there between you and Boyfriend?

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  41. wahoo. happy anniversary! so glad we have the internet to tell those closest to us how much we care :)

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  42. This might be the very best anniversary post ever in the history of anniversary posts. Ha!

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  43. Hahaha!
    Oh I love this. The whole thing!
    P.S. I love weirdnesses, let's be friends. ;-)

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  44. Happy Anniversary! :) Hope you do something fun to celebrate!

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  45. awwwwww so super duper cute! :) happy anniversary!! :)

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  46. could we get a follow-up post that lets us know what was redacted? i mean, so that we get the full picture of the courtship?
    happy anniversary. :)

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  47. Happy anniversary! It is so freakishly beautiful when weirdos unite. :)

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  48. Happy Anniversary, and congratulations on your persistence. :) When my wife comes home, I'm going to hug the crap out of her, just so that I can say I did it. :)

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  49. I'm going to put down some newspaper. And THEN I'm going to hug the crap out of my husband.

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  50. happy anniversary! fun artwork, wish i could do stuff like this!

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  51. Happy anniversary! Your patience paid off.

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  52. Very funny well told story in a few simple words and pictures. Happy Anniversary :)

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  53. I LOVE anniversaries, so tell Boyfriend to get with the program! I didn't realize that your blog started thanks to the man; what a gift!

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  54. I love that he embraces your weirdness. My husband does the same, find me adorable through all the madness, and I'm thankful for that!

    Happy Anniversary to you guys!

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  55. Happy Anniversary. That was very dear. So glad you won him over. My boyfriend and I will celebrate the 26th anniversary of our first date this October 3. He is the biggest encourager of my writing too. That's so important. Tall, older guy with a beard sounds like a keeper.

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  56. This give me hope, that there truly is someone out there for all of us...despite our "weird". :) Love this!

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  57. That's one heck of a special guy...and I'm not quite sure how I'm using the word special. Just kidding. Congrats.

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  58. Awww, love it! My favorite picture was the one of you wrapped around him like an octopus! So stinkin' cute! Happy Anniversary!

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  59. You always make me laugh. Happy Anniversary to you and the freakishly tall old man.

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  60. Ah you're the best! I keep picturing your elated walk home from the park after getting the email :) Happy anniversary you and BF!

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  61. Came back to tell you that this post made me so happy I linked up to my Sunday ICYMI today.

    I do love this post.

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  62. Aha! I just wandered over from icymi! What a wonderful tale, AND I love your sense of style!

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  63. Happy Anniversary!!

    What an adorable love story.

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  64. Fantastic post - happy belated anniversary to you both!

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  65. This is funny and sweet at the same time...great post! I'm so glad he encouraged you to start a blog because you always give me something to smile at every week.

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  66. Now this is just adorable :) sigh... lucky you!

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