We had grown up a town apart, gone to the same college, attended the same bars and parties, but wouldn't meet until after graduation in our friend's backyard.
Our relationship progressed very quickly:
August: We met.
September: We started dating.
November: He left for Basic Training.
December: Came home from Basic Training and we got engaged.
January: He went back to Basic Training.
March: He graduated Basic Training and we got married in Georgia.
April: We got stationed in Fort Drum and I got pregnant.
May: He deployed to Afghanistan.
Yes, it was quick. But I just knew. And I was more in love than I ever thought possible.
And still am.
He is Active Duty Army and we currently reside in Fort Drum, New York with our beautiful baby boy and dog.