I Said, Yes!

The proposal was magnificent! It was so sweet. It was a beautiful cozy winter evening,

the temperature was just right for hot chocolate and comfy over-sized socks. We had been chatting for hours and enjoying each other's company. The question came out of nowhere.

"Do you accept you as you are?

All I could think was, "not now, not while we're having such a good time." I had intentionally been avoiding this conversation for a long time. I just simply did not want to deal with the rejection. Only recently had I even decided to sheepishly, an