As I closed the car door and waved goodbye to Edward, some familiar faces from my dorm corridor passed me by and we walked into the building together. One of them asked me where I’d been that evening. I replied happily, “I’ve been at my boyfriend’s house.”
A few eyebrows twitched at my words and eyes averted to the ground. Only one person, who I recalled seeing in the communal kitchen, continued with the conversation.
“Cool. How long have you been together?” He seemed genuinely interested. I had a feeling he also batted for the other team.
“Only a few days,” I replied and he smiled in return.
We exchanged a few more pleasantries by the time we got to my room.
As I shut the door behind me, I felt relieved that these guys were accepting of my same-sex relationship even if some of them were a little embarrassed. I looked forward to inviting Edward over as my boyfriend and felt we wouldn’t get any hassle from these lads on my dorm corridor.
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