Remember When Your Son Came Home and Told You That He’s Going to Propose to His Girlfriend?

Do you still remember the day when your son came home and told you and your wife that he’s going to ask his fiancée to marry him? I certainly do and that’s because my son and I had a very special and unique bond, like very few fathers have with their sons.

I vividly remember this moment because that’s when it first hit me that I’ll have to prepare my father of the groom speech for his wedding. Anyway, I didn’t think about it very much until 1 week before the wedding, but this is another story.

I remember it was the Christmas Eve and my wife and I were decorating the tree (yeah, I know, we should have done it earlier, but that year we had some problems at the end of December which didn’t allow us to prepare for Christmas until the last moment) and our son came home with a big smile on his face, we initially thought he was drunk (he’s not really the kind of guy that drinks a lot, but still, we rarely saw him that exhilarated). We asked him what happened, why the big smile, he initially said there’s nothing special and went to the kitchen. He really wanted us to ask him more about this, so he decided to “play it cool”. Continue reading “Remember When Your Son Came Home and Told You That He’s Going to Propose to His Girlfriend?”