After weeks of self boosting and determination, I finally had made my mind to have my “Special Date”. A date that was going to give me insight into so many things. A date that was going to reflect my inner self today. I was pretty excited for the clock to tick 4.
By now, you might be thinking, with whom was her date? What was so special about the DATE? Is she dating someone?
While you are thinking of all the permutations and combinations for my DATE, let me throw some light on it.
It was my SPECIAL DATE with MYSELF…
Oh yeah, I love that sarcasm on your face, date with self, and why is she creating so much hype about it. What is she even going to do all alone and who goes on a date all alone?
Months back, even I had the same thoughts, who would go on a date alone? And how important it is to date your own self? How stupid would I look sitting all alone in the crowded café?
While all such thoughts had narrowed my mind, I realized these were all the excuses of not being able to make myself happy, of not being able to stand out all alone in the crowd, of not being able to entertain me, of not being able to have that confidence to sit all alone and to just be at my peace. So, It was then high time to just take myself out for a coffee date.
With the help of all amazing food app’s, I had managed to search for a couple of cosy coffee shops, not that I am a great coffee fan, but just that coffee heals me at times. From a bunch of café’s in the city, I chose the one which was in the midst of the crowded suburb. It was 4:30 when I entered the café, the place was beautiful, cosy couches, wooden tables, a rack of books, soft music, laughter and some deep conversations across the tables.
While my eyes were searching for a table, the waitress signalled me to a corner table. It was a pretty good window side corner table, where I was feeling privileged to have the vision of the entire suburb and the people inside the café.
After ordering my cup of all time favourite Chocolate Caramel Frappe, I started feeling restless about what should I do next. And I started peeping in every corner. It almost felt like I had never seen so many things before. All those beautiful faces, cheering smiles, the busy streets, the clear blue sky, the swaying trees and the beautiful world around.
I realized I was no more alone. I could sense my inner self having that confidence within. And with that, I started having some special whisperings in my mind and with my coffee.
The rest of my coffee date was all between me and my cup of coffee.
And we had some amazing silent conversations.
With every bittersweet sip, I felt like never before. I was happy for I was able to entertain myself, my little space made me feel so special. And I realized I should and I can try making myself happy and self-contained. My Frappe felt much much tastier than before. With that, I realized I was turning out to be a coffee fan, maybe not for coffee but for that tiny table of the cafe.
My Coffee Date taught me a few important things: