September 21, 2011
Dating Your Best Friend
I have a boyfriend who I have been dating for 7 months now; we started out on February 12, 2011. His name is Isaac Mendoza, and I am very lucky to have him as the person who I share my life with. Why? We have known each other since we were six years old. He has been my best friend since then and we literally know everything there is to know about each other, the good things and also the unfortunate bad things. So that whole “dating your best friend” is not an issue for me. I ask myself sometimes why now and not then, I think this was how it was meant to be the whole time.
We met in first grade and became real good friends right from the start. I remember playing a lot together with our friends. We also lived just across the street from each other so imagine, seeing each other at school and after school play even more outside after our homework was done, it was a great way of spending time together. Unfortunately after first grade, we somehow had to go to different schools, but we still got together after school and played together. It wasn’t until after 4th grade that I moved to a new neighborhood and didn’t see him again until 8th grade. We saw each other and recognized one another and again we became inseparable. We had a few classes together and we were always partners whenever we were assigned to grab a partner. Also that same school year, all the rumors started; that we liked each other, we were going to end up going out, we were always together and so on. I did think about it but we were just fourteen year olds who had no age and no intention of dating. We were the best of friends in middle school and kept going strong.
Our high school years came real quick as we kept on growing up together and watching each other blossom into young adults. We were still the best friends ever, and the same rumors still kept going around. We somehow managed...