"Really?" I say, not in a I'm-playing-sly-with-you way, but more in disbelief.
"yeah, he likes you" Now looking back I realize he never pointed to his "friend", in fact I really have no idea where this guy came from. When we first got there (a couple of hours earlier) there was a group of Marines in their cammies at a table, so I assume he was with them. They all looked like they were working on something work related.
"Oh. I'm married.......and pregnant.....sooo.......sorry!" Could he really not see that I was knocked up? I was just in complete shock that someone would hit on someone who is pregnant. I mean I catch guys checking me out a lot, but its usually cuz they're looking at my ass, and they don't realize I'm pregnant until I turn around. As the guy went back to his table, naturally all the other Marines laughed at him, and then they all abruptly left.
So I can only conclude one of two things: 1. He knew I was pregnant. The whole table knew, including his "friend" and they dared him or played a joke on him.
2. I am that frickin hot that guys don't care that I'm married and pregnant they can't resist but to ask me out and pretend its for their friend.
I'd like to make myself feel good for a minute (cuz after all, my make up was on point and I did feel particularly cute today) and say that it was the latter. If thats true, I'm truly flattered.
But unfortunately for every other man in the world, my heart belongs to someone else. Not part of it, not a piece of it, all of it. You know those shirts and stickers that say, "Half my heart is in Afghanistan"? I can't bring myself to buy one. Because it is untrue for me, my entire heart is in Afghanistan. And he is the only man that can look at me and give me butterflies, touch me and make me nervous, and talk to me and make me feel like its our first date after all these years. Its not because he's a Marine, its because he is him. He gets my weird sarcastic sense of humor that is sometimes obscure and dark, he's smart enough to understand my crazy science based rants and nursing theories, and he's man enough to treat me respectfully, lovingly, and honestly. He calls me whenever he has the chance, and I KNOW that if he doesn't, its for a good reason. We trust each other. I can honestly say I have never trusted another person completely like I do my husband. And I know he feels the same. All I can say is I love him. Simple enough sounding, but it doesn't come close to the strength of my feelings about him.
I love this pic of him, he's laughing at someone while talking. and look, he has his phone! he was probably texting me. lol <3 him