This is pretty big for me. My girlfriend and I were friends in our teaching program before we started dating. We still had to be around all of our teaching friends and I didn’t really know how to handle ourselves in public situations around all our friends and coaches so I acted kind of weird and awkward in front of her. That was about 11 months ago and it seems like yesterday!

Great article, Barry!

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