"Hello," I said, turning my head to watch him as he walked through my door. "You do know that there is such a thing as knocking, right?"
"It's more fun to surprise you," he said, walking up to me and pulling me into a hug.
"It is." I smiled up at him.
He nodded and said, "How are you?"
"I'm good. Spent the day with my brother. It was fun. And you?"
I nodded and pulled out of his arms, deciding not to ask anything else about his day. If he wasn't going to just tell me, I wasn't going to push him to.
"I haven't seen you around town lately. Who you hiding from? Not me, right?" The smile spread across his face gave away that he knew it wasn't him.
"My boyfriend," I said, looking down to hide my I'm-definitely-lying smile.
"Your... what?! Since when?"
"Since like... a week ago." Still avoiding eye contact, I struggled to keep my voice steady and not laugh.
"Well... we're madly in love. Stunningly in love."
"Really? What's his name?"
"Hm... Ben," I answered, saying