The things we do for love
"Baba, Valentine's Day is for boyfriends and girlfriends. Why are YOU giving me a chocolate?"
Every year, her father would smile and have the same answer: "Valentine's Day is for people who love each other. Now, shut up and eat the damn chocolate!"
So the next time I met her at a mutual friend's birthday party, I held the bunch of red roses I got for her, got down on my knees and in front of everyone - told her that if she wouldn't be my girlfriend, I would go mad and if I did, it would be entirely her fault. A few shocked minutes after I confessed my love for her, she told me to get up and said yes ever so softly. It was the start of the most perfect relationship I've been in till date.”
The very first ring (yes I got many) that I got from him was on a very ordinary date. He came along with a friend of his who had to stop by at a pharmacy to buy a bandaid. The friend cut his finger.
He suddenly decided he will propose to me. He went down on one knee and asked for my hand. I meekly followed. God knows why I thought he would give me a ring...maybe I should stop watching romantic movies. He then asked his friend for the extra bandaid
He wrapped the bandaid around my ring finger and said, "There you go, now you have a ring".
Like every girl I also wanted my guy to show his love in different and unusual ways. But it also included sticking to the classic diamond ring. So what happened after the bandaid ring? Well, it worked for me and brought a big smile on my face. So far though I got rings made out of paper, leaves, wires and anything you can wrap around your finger followed by renewed proposals. 7 years and a marriage later the diamond ring is still elusive but the others add up better.
We have no idea why everyone was running though.
By the time we met it was dark. We were outside and the street lamp I counted on for romantic lighting was out. I jogged regularly and felt I was quite fit. But my heart rate that day raced so fast that it was a fast paced drumming rather than the familiar lub-dub.
I took out the anklet and she smiled. I offered to put it on. Bending down to fasten the clasp was a Herculean task. I just couldn't do it. And I could hear her giggle.
After much silent cursing the smooth flawless operation unraveled completely. She helped. And then she planted a kiss on my cheek.
Hell yeah! I was on a high. I ran all the way home. I barked at a dog that dared bark at me. I went home that night feeling I had won the world. That she had accepted my proposal. Wait! She accepted? It's when I realized I had forgot to pop the question in my delirious state.
A few hours later I called her. She laughed. A few years later we were married. A sense of humour is the best trait a guy can ask for in a girl.
Pehla Naasha..Pehla Khumaar
Not that her day had gone bad. Noora had gone out with friends, watched a movie and now she was trying to study, without much success. Out of the corner of her eye she noticed her cell phone screen blinking. Ayman, her boyfriend was calling her. Where had he been all day?
“Hello..?” she answered in a bored tone. They had been talking or a few minutes when Ayman suddenly said, “Janalar kache asho”. Puzzled yet curious, Noora made her way to the window. Slowly, she peeped out of the curtains. Ayman was standing right across the street!
“How did you get here? Weren't you in Gazipur? Do your parents know?” she asked all at once. “Whoa! One at a time! I got here from Gazipur, just to see you. How comes later. For now, this one is for you…”he said just as six balloons (the number of months they had been dating) magically appeared in the hand that he had kept behind him all this time. And slowly, he let go of them. Noora watched, from her third floor apartment, as the balloons ascended towards the moonlight sky. It was so beautiful. “I love you…” she whispered over the phone. “As if I don't…” he replied back, chuckling.
Valentine message board
From Asma to Liton
My wish to my lovely, cute, adorable Teddy:
To Shafkat, the executioner, I don't know where or how you are now. I wanted to write something special for you but I'm out of words!! I just wanna thank you for giving me the best day of my life...love you always...umm, what else? Oh! Happy Valentine's Day!!! :D Sincerely faithfully and always
Hello my Baghu
"My Dear Nazarah,
Roses are red
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