In 1986 I had my first boyfriend ever. He was 20, I was 17. His mother called me today to tell me he has died as a result of a serious car accident in California.
Things Jeff introduced me to that I still love:
*Tattoos (he had two when we met, I had two by the time we broke up)
*His gay brother Jim with whom I have had a 20 year long friendship
Thing Jeff intorduced me to that I no longer love but once did:
Things Jeff introduced me to that I never loved:
After I hung up the phone I went on a run and cried for him, and for his 5 month old baby, and for his wife, and for my 17 year old self.
Goodbye Jeff. I loved you and am so grateful you were my first.