The performance was a turning point in our journey. Joshua’s kiss on my cheek lingered in my mind as if a seed of delicacy had been planted. I couldn’t deny the emotions raging inside me. Love had silently seeped into my heart, and I couldn’t help but hope that the bond we shared was more than just friendship. As the days turned into weeks and weeks into months, my love for Joshua grew. We spend our time together like two pieces of a perfectly fitting puzzle. Our laughter filled the room, our late-night chats became our favorite time, and it was clear we weren’t just roommates; We were soul mates. One evening we sat on the terrace and watched the stars paint the night sky. The peace of that moment enveloped us and I finally dared to admit my feelings. With my heart pounding, I looked into Joshua’s eyes and said, “Joshua, there is something I wanted to tell you”.

He turned to me, his eyes full of pleasure and warmth that melted my heart. “What is it, Eden?”

I took a deep breath and let my emotions flow. “I can’t help but feel something more than friendship between us. It’s like every moment we spend together, every look, every touch, it all means something profound to me. I love you, Joshua, more than I thought possible.” Silence hung in the air as I nervously awaited his answer. Joshua’s face softened and he held out my hand; just as he had done the first day, he moved in. “Aiden, you don’t know how long I’ve waited to hear those words,” he admitted, his voice full, and in that moment everything changed. We weren’t just roommates or friends; We were in love, and it was a love that felt like destiny.  Our hearts had found their melody, and it was a tune that was meant to be sung together. We leaned in, and our lips met in a sweet, passionate kiss. It was a kiss filled with all the emotions we had kept hidden, and it felt like the perfect crescendo in our love story. It was a melody of love that had been building for so long, and now it was being played with all the love and passion we could muster. As we pulled away, our foreheads touched, and I whispered, “I love you, Joshua.” He smiled and replied, “I love you too, Aiden. You’re the best thing that’s ever happened to me.” we then lay down next to each other, embracing the calmness that had taken over us.

With each passing day, our love grew stronger, and we embraced our new relationship with open hearts. We were no longer just roommates; we were lovers who had found each other in the most unexpected of places.

One year turned into two, and as we approached graduation, we faced the difficult decision of what our future would hold. Joshua’s music career was taking off, and I had received an offer for a prestigious job in a different city. It was a heart-wrenching choice and the thought of being apart brought tears to our eyes. The day of our farewell came, and with tears in our eyes, we held each other one last time. But as we kissed goodbye, we knew that our love was stronger than any distance. I whispered, “I love you, Joshua, and I’ll wait for you.” 

With tears down my face, I stood there helplessly watching him leave. I prayed for one last time so that something could happen and he would stay. I hoped for him to be more than just a memory from the past; I wanted him to be someone I could share my present and future with. As the miles stretched between us, I held onto the love we had built and the promise of a future where our hearts would once again beat in harmony, guided by the melody of our enduring love.

                                        —-The End—-


  1. Ayushi Jain

    Hey! I read your story, “Part 3- Our Love Confession and Departure,” on Storieo. It’s a beautiful and emotional journey of love between Aiden and Joshua. The progression of their relationship, from friendship to confessing their love for each other, is portrayed with heartfelt moments and vulnerability. The description of their connection and the way they support each other is touching. The only suggestion I have is to delve deeper into the characters’ thoughts and emotions to make the reader feel even more connected. Overall, it’s a captivating love story that tugs at the heartstrings. Great job!