Dear My Future Child[ren]

Dear My Future Child[ren], I love you. I am twenty-five years old and I have no idea when I will meet you. I am twenty-five and have no intention of having children any time soon, but I love you so much right now, I needed to write and tell you. It sounds insane, but it’s…

I Love You

His first “I love you” was spoken to me with a puff of white breath on a cold snowy January night. I had just received my first kiss and agreed to be his girlfriend. Startled out of my wits, I mumbled that I loved him back and climbed into my mother’s Honda. Love? How could…

No “I love yous”

His lips parted and immediately I covered them with my fingers. His words settled back onto his tongue and I relaxed. Softly, I stroked the pads of my fingers over his slightly chapped lips. “Don’t say it. No ‘I love yous.’ Don’t ruin the moment,” I murmured. His serious blue eyes watched me and he…