How I Met My Life Partner while Solving Crosswords for Beginners

Have you ever heard someone say, ‘My love story is the perfect’? Well, I’m one of them because I feel so.

Today, I completed one year of a successful married life, and on this occasion, I would like to share my love story with all of you.

Ever since I was a young boy, I was obsessed with reading. I read books, highway hoardings, newspapers, and what not. I read anything and everything.

There is no genre that I love the most. Anyone who knows me could find me with a book. Many kept asking about the summary of the book, and they could see the excitement of explaining them the story in my eyes.

Being an avid reader, the library was my second home. I spent my time in the library reading one book or the other. There I met my Miss.Perfect. I still remember, she was sitting on the third table reading one of my favorite books, ‘I too had a love story’ by Ravinder Singh. Although I wasn’t able to see her face clearly but the first glimpse made me feel that she was beautiful.

The next day, I visited the library at the same time when I spotted her. Indeed she was my crush as she had lured me with the sense of style and charm. That day she was busy solving mini-crosswords in the newspaper.

That took me by surprise. In a place where there is ‘pin drop silence,’ how would I approach her-this became my constant thought. I just couldn’t hold back myself and sat at the empty chair beside her. Me: “Excuse me. I have been observing you solving crossword from the past half an hour. Would you mind teaching me how to solve them?” She smiled and said-“of course! Do you like crosswords?” I said that I have tried them a couple of times but failed to completely solve any. I’m an avid reader since childhood, but I don’t know if that will help. We introduced ourselves to one another.

Being a beginner, acing crossword took me around 30 days. She taught me every technique with a lot of patience. We couldn’t discuss much in the library, so we started meeting in the nearby park. Crossword went a notch higher when she told me about ‘Wealth Words,’ the online crossword platform that had several games.

To my surprise, the real money earning game offered huge cash prizes. Over time, we became the best of buddies who started competing with one another. Who won more cash rewards was now talk of the town. We loved each other’s company, and this is how we fell in love.

One fine day she expressed her feelings for me and how could I not say ‘yes’ to my oh-so-called crush (she still doesn’t know she was). I never ever dreamt that I would meet my girl in the library and that too through crosswords. However, destiny speaks for itself.

Every Sunday, we still solve online crosswords, magnetic poem games and rejuvenate our mind. I love crosswords, and I love her.