“If it was a snake, it would have jumped up and bit you.” This is my mother’s favorite response to obvious questions such as ‘where is the remote?’ when it turns out to be sitting on the coffee table right in front of you. But what if the thing that is right in front of you is the person you are meant to be with for the rest of your life?
Most romantic movies touch on the idea of “the friend” character, who is head over heels for the main character, who, of course, doesn’t realize it. These two usually end up together in the end, as the main character says something along the lines of I can’t believe you were right in front of me all this time and I didn’t see it! Eloquent and non-cliché, I know. (more…)