Two years later
The door of my parent's home was waiting for us, wide open. They stood there with a smile up to their ears and their hugs genuine for us. Those hugs were full of infinite love and affection for us. I got lost in their open arms, and the love I felt overwhelmed me for those two beautiful people.
"Come on, son, come inside. Why did you stay on the doorstep?" I heard what my mother said to Eric, and I smiled.
"Hello, Mrs. Joanne, Mr. James," Eric said, entering the house.
My mother reached out and pulled him closer to us.
"How many times do I have to tell you to call me mother? You will become our son in a few months. Oh! My children, you made us so happy!"
Those two years that passed were the most beautiful of my life. The months passed beautifully and calmly without anyone threatening us with his presence. Our love remained just as strong and steady.
So, a few days ago, he proposed to me, and I c