Falling In Love On The Road

It didn’t dawn on me slowly, as you think most love would. It hit hard overnight. And all it took was a single kiss.

I recently lent my words over to Daniel, the wonderfulwriter/adventurer behind thisisyouth, to tell the world all the wonders of falling in love with your best friend while travelling. I’m now sharing some of those words with you because I’m feeling sappy…

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It didn’t dawn on me slowly, as you think most love would. It hit hard overnight. And all it took was a single kiss.

There we were, drunk at a Bruges bar (isn’t it always the way with these things?), when bored flirting with my “just a friend” turned into a peck. Then another. Before we knew it, we were going for the world’s longest snogging session and yep, we were still just stood by the bar.

It was an intense 30 seconds (okay, I exaggerated the world record part), followed by utter confusion and quite frankly, minor freaking out on my behalf.

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He went off to bed after that, seemingly unaffected, while I stood about dumbfounded and embarrassed.

It was a small bar, you see. One connected to our hostel and on that night it felt particularly empty so I was certain those 30 or so people just witnessed actual fireworks. And then me, alone, embarrassment personified.

The worst bit? Fast forward two hours and you wouldn’t have found me in my bed. You’d have found me in his.

It was all just innocent kisses, by the way, for a small three hours or so. But apparently that first one was so good, I just had to go back for more…

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Continue reading? Find the full story here Falling In Love On The Road

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