Monday, June 1, 2009

An Unexpected Love - Story of Us

Monday, June 1, 2009
This blog is not about anything else but a story of love. A story between to lovers brought together by fate by providence by whatever. This blog is chronicling a girl's emotions as she passes through all the different phases of this love and how she herself molds her world, her life in order to accomodate this grand theme of love.

I can give you a loooong background of how Bolaji and met but I'd save those details for later perhaps. Suffice it to say it took us a looooong time to get where we are now. It sounds like one of those storybook stories but I confess that I didn't plan it like that, it just....happened! I had been dating all kinds of guys. Guys who disappear. Guys who reappear just for a while. Guys who are scared to commit. Guys who are not scared to commit to several women. All sorts. I was even starting to think, this Lagos, one should just hold yourself and be very careful. Truth be told, I wasn't really looking for anyone. I sort of knew what I wanted and was willing to wait it out to get it or not at all. I wrote all the qualities I wanted in a partner down, and set about becoming the kind of person that kind of man would want. So if i want a funny, down to earth, ambitious partner, I got to work on me first! To make sure I can appreciate humour, to make sure that I wasn't snobby or stuck up, and to really look into my own professional goals. So I set about that. And then a friend, Bolaji, walked into my life. And since then, has stolen my breath away. Thought me to love someone fully and completely. You see I wasn't even attracted to Bolaji to begin with. So we only settled on friendship and from that friendship my most cherished endeavour has grown.

So that, in a convoluted way is our story!


Lady A said...

Awww, I can relate. Wasn't attracted to my hubby at all, even when we were dating. He grew on me as the days went by.

yankeenaijababe said...

@Lady A

Lagos can be crazy, truly understand where you coming from. Love is a feeling and comes in different ways by surprise, one moment you not loving and next you crazy in love...enjoy the ride as you two experience joy and grow together.

Kemi said...

@Lady A - i learnt from him that love is not necessarily about those things. What was inside was golden that now it shines on the outside :-)

@YNC - thanks!!! your words mean a lot to me

Anonymous said...

same exact story, just that he's not my hubby yet. I love your blog. It's exactly what I had in mind when i started mine a few months ago. Do you know of any other blogs like this?

Anonymous said...

I have a feeling me and your blog are going to be good friends. Lol, my friend just told me about it and I have decided to start from the beginning, no spoilers. Looking forward to an enjoyable read.

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