I stared up at the ceiling, staring through the darkness.
He turned his head towards me, adjusting the duvet for no eminent reason.
"I want a kid."
He gave me a disapproving look.
"We've only been married two weeks, and now you want a kid?"657Please respect copyright.ＰＥＮＡＮＡ5WDMtpBHc2
"Yup."657Please respect copyright.ＰＥＮＡＮＡ64hTyXN44p
"You know, we can't... exactly..."
"Yeah, yeah - I know that. I didn't skip biology class. But the thing about being a gay couple..." I closed my eyes. "Is that you don't have to wait nine months to get a kid."
"Right. But still... It's a big responsibility... and especially since I happen to be our only source of income at the moment, what with you having difficulties finding a new job..."
"I still wanna kid."
"Actually, so do I."
"Boy or girl?"
"We'll just take whatever the adoption agency has got," he chuckled.
He peered over at me and smiled, that cheeky school-boy smile that I had fallen in love with.
If only I'd realised. If only I'd known how precious that smile was - perhaps maybe then I would have savoured it like I should have done. Before it was too late.ns 126.96.36.199da2