All things nice

March 3, 2013

“Why do you think couples have nicknames for each other?” she asked in bed afterwards. “I can’t imagine, it always sounds so sickly. I’d never call you ‘honeybun’ or anything.” “Me neither,” she agreed, “I’d rather use our real names.” He paused, “good point,” then enquired, “what is your name?”

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2 Responses to “All things nice”

  1. You packed a lot in there. I wonder if there’s a deep an meaningful reason that those names are so often sugar related. Good finish!

    • Amanda Law said

      I’m not sure, I’d always assumed those sugary names came from the idea of someone being ‘sweet’ eg. sweetheart. I hope it didn’t sound like I was being old and cynical?! Glad you like the ending, I do too.

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