"You guys make a gorgeous couple," Amy said, once I finally got to catch up with her. It's true. We looked good together... even if we were a faux couple. I began to feel guilty knowing I was totally lying to everyone, but another glass of wine got me right over that hump.
Tom walked me to the subway, where we exchanged polite goodbyes. Surprisingly, it wasn’t as awkward as I thought it would be. Would I do it again? If I had cash to burn and I had an important event to go to (a wedding, banquet dinner, and reunion all come to mind) then yes, I might consider it. I bounded down the subway stairs happy at how successful the night went.
Let’s face it, you could be a Nobel Peace Prize-winning rocket scientist and people would still wonder why you're not dating, engaged, or married. We all feel awkward showing up to big events dateless. It felt nice to put those concerns aside for one evening and just enjoy being part of a happy couple. Even if it was make believe.
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