Matt Finch is like everyone’s boyfriend, but I had to include him on my list because I Heart Matt Finch.
“I really like you,” Matt announces, which somehow makes me feel more embarrassed. “You’re unpredictable and smart, and I basically want to spend all of my time with you.”
“It’s okay if you’re crazy,” he said softly.
“You don’t even know-“
“I don’t have to know,” he said. “I’m rooting for you.”
falling in love with you more every day. I don’t know if they were the same
things I loved about you before, but now–the bit of red in your hair. The way
you tilt your chin when you get angry, like you’re charging into battle. How
fiercely protective you are of the people you care about. How big your capacity
for forgiveness is. You are an amazing woman, Cate Cahill.”
“It’s not stupid to want to see her again.”
“It wasn’t so much that I wanted to see her again,” he says, looking at me with the depth of more than seventeen years in his eyes. “I wanted her to see you.”