Time slowed down, and we remained there for hours, almost falling asleep. The waves rose and fell, as if telling us its story, as if inviting us to stay with it and as if scolding us for not meeting with it earlier.
She never got close to him, because at that time, boys and girls never spoke to each other like friends without inviting the stigma of being labelled boyfriend-girlfriend.
She is perfectly happy with her husband, and mind you, both of them are really attractive. They had gotten married to each other after a couple of months of whirlwind romance in college. Everything looked perfect from the outside – The customary Christmas cards from the couple, the vacations in Venetian Islands, and the adorable home they live in, where we got invited a lot to in the last year.
It was only after my exam that I noticed that my boyfriend was not eating anything either. This covert was easier than solving the cube root of 3645 – He had been fasting as well. No, he did not believe in it, he did not think that staying hungry for someone for a day could add incremental years to one’s life, and yes, he’s a big-time foodie.