Friday, April 07, 2006

The Big Adventure

I feel like I'm setting off on a big adventure. These sorts of waters aren't completely foreign to me, even though I haven't been this way before. I have a rough map in my head and I have a guide to hold my hand. Someone who's both on the same adventure and is integral to the plot. It turns out that the destination and the journey are actually one and the same thing.

Maybe that works as a metaphor, and maybe it doesn't. What I am feeling at the moment though is a mixture of excitement and happiness. Of course I'm talking about meeting Morgan.

I wouldn't exactly say that I thought I would never meet anyone that I would feel so exhilarated about, but in my darkest moments I wondered if such a person existed. And yes, it's early days and Morgan and I are still getting to know each other. To be honest, that's sort of a disclaimer. That's me saying, "I think he fabulous but I don't want to scare him off by coming on too strong too soon". That's mixed in with a little bit of... incredulity is too strong a word... pleasant surprise that the feeling is mutual.

So the cat's out of the bag now, and I know Morgan will read this. It's a measure of how comfortable I am with him, how confident I feel (and the fact that I need to get this out otherwise I might burst), that I've written this for all to see. He's amazing.


Bodhi said...

To quote from my boy Baz, and one of my favourite lines from the movie Moulin Rouge:

The greatest thing
you'll ever learn
is just to love
and be loved in return

I wish you both the very best on your respective journey's, and may you both enjoy every happiness for as long as you choose to walk that path with each other :-)

PS. OK, when do I get to actually meet this wonderful man?

The Other Andrew said...

Hopefully soon, Bodes. I'm staying over at his place tonight and we're going up to the mountains this weekend. So if not this weekend, then soon.

morgan said...

That's a lovely post, Andrew, and I'm extremely flattered, optimistic and incredulous at what's happening :)

Funny how we're both scared we'll scare the other person off!

Roll on Friday evening ;)

Sunshine said...

This is so sweet. I'm so happy for you guys. :)

Bodhi said...

I just knew they had to be called the Blue mountains for a reason ...

Have fun you pair, I'm sure you will find ways to keep warm in the mountain chill :-)

Michael Guy said...

Golly all this talk of romance may make me believe in love again. Having been burned--badly--a few years ago, my trust factor is gone. I don't know who or what to trust anymore. And intimacy only comes with trust; a trust in the knowledge that when one's heart falls someone will be there to pick it up. I know this won't make any sense; I've left some parts of my journey out for good reason. There's someone I want to trust, but I'm fearful too much interest will ruin the fragile 'where is this going' framework in place. And really--it can't, and must not--go anywhere. Go figure. Anyway...may you find your happiness. Together.

The Other Andrew said...

Thanks for the kind words and good wishes guys.

Morgan, optimistic is how I feel too. :)

Michael G, I feel for you and that bind you describe. Chin up lil' soldier. Know that you have my best wishes, and those of your loyal bordeline-stalker readers. I hope it resolves itself for the best for you, whatever happens. Thanks for the best wishes.

Miss Eudoxia said...

TOA and M, have a wonderful weekend, but I have to warn you of one thing. My mother is up there somewhere as well....beware the silver Volvo (being driven like a least the public is prewarned that she will veer onto the wrong side of the road now)and mad Polish woman!!!

MG...boy can I relate, and yes it does make sense! Hard to trust anyone once you have been hurt badly.

morgan said...

A seems to be proving something of an exception to that, MG and Miss E :)

Miss Eudoxia said...

which is a good thing M. It does give one faith in hunan nature and love to see something so fresh and beautiful :)

Michael said...

OK, it's Friday morning and I'm at work as I read this and now my makeup is a mess!

So sweet. It's what we all want. So happy for you.


freakgirl said...

Congrats to both of you. Enjoy it all!

dani said...

enjoy every delicious second of the journey....each step and how you tred makes all the difference to where you'll end up.

love is so grand!!!

Jen said...

Aww, how cute are you with the warm fuzzy feelings? So cute. Best wishes to you both, gents.

worldpeace and a speedboat said...

woo! as they say HOO!

hope it's all good. actually, a whole lot more than good... :)

btw TOA, check that post on ForBattle about Angry Little Man... he's not you!

and Michael Guy... you have to trust, even if it means getting hurt... but I think you already know that. but you must believe in love!

Bodes: you beat me to the Moulin Rouge quote, you bugger!