The Optimist: Honey, We're Pregnant

“Honey, I’m pregnant.” Jess smiled and laid a hand on her still flat belly.

“Are… are you sure?” Ethan asked. He slid into the booth beside her and took her hand.

“I’m sure. I’ve been to see the doctor and everything. We’re having a baby.”

Ethan wasn’t sure what to do. Joy rushed through him like a tidal wave leaving him more than a little disorientated.

“That’s great!” Ethan exclaimed. He pulled Jess into a tight hug. “I couldn’t be happier, I mean, this is just the best news ever! I’m going to be a daddy… I’m going to be a daddy. That’s just, whoa. I can’t believe this.”

Jess smiled again and Ethan was too excited to notice how forced it was.

“So do we know the sex yet?” Ethan asked.

“It’s still too early to tell,” Jess said.

“Wow, this is unbelievable.” Ethan laid a hand on Jess’s stomach and pressed his head close. “Hello little baby. I’m you’re daddy and I will always be there for you. Always.”

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