He leaned in and gave me a soft kiss and pulled me closer with my hands still in his. It wasn’t more than a soft kiss, held for a few moments. It was respectful. He wasn’t pressuring me for more. But it was wonderful.

I felt my heart swell, and that feeling bled into every part of me. When he stepped back his eyes darted between mine.

“If it wasn’t a date before, Juliet, would you like to go on a date with me? Right now?”

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