Why I cried when my boyfriend bought me Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

Sumaiya Ahmed
Jan 3 · 5 min read

It’s all the small actions that show the love . . .

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During the early days of my relationship with J, I was still in this haze of ‘pinch-me-I’m-dreaming’ because being treated with so much love, acceptance and wholesome kindness felt so unreal to me. I didn’t know what to do with all the love, all the happiness unfurling inside of me like the petals of a…