Title: Square Peg In A Round Hole
Author: [livejournal.com profile] foreverbm
Genre: General
Rating: PG
Words: 243
A/N: Written for the prompt 'square' for [livejournal.com profile] fanfic100
Unbeta'd so mistakes are all mine.

I always felt like a square peg in a round hole until I met Ben. I’d tried to fit in during my school days, but Brian was the only real friend I’d ever made and I’m not sure I would have survived those school years without him.

When I started at The Big Q I’d known I would never fit in there either. The fact I wasn’t ready to completely accept or at least be open about my sexuality probably hadn’t helped but at the time I needed the job so hid behind this fake façade I had built up about myself to my co-workers. That of course finally came crashing down and I think I was relieved in some ways when it did.

Then Ben walked into my comic store and at that moment I knew, without even knowing who he was, that my present and future was standing in front of me.

When I finally gathered up enough courage to go and talk to his class and I finally uttered those words ‘When I realized I was gay’ out loud, I said them not just to the students in his class but to Ben himself. I needed him to know that I was no longer scared about admitting anything about myself.

They say that everyone has their soul mate somewhere and it took me thirty years to find mine, but it was worth the wait.

From: [identity profile] foreverbm.livejournal.com

Yes it was, for both Michael and Ben :)

*nods in complete agreement*

From: [identity profile] shadownyc.livejournal.com

These two truly are soul mates... and it's nice to see how clearly Michael expresses it. :D

From: [identity profile] foreverbm.livejournal.com

Yes they are *nods* and thank you :) Michael has a way with words sometimes :)

From: [identity profile] foreverbm.livejournal.com

Thank you!

I am curious as to how you found me and my writing journal if you don't mind me asking :)

From: [identity profile] camjakefan.livejournal.com

I first read a couple of your small fics through the queenoftarts community. A couple a days a go someone was asking about B/M fics in getithere and I remembered your stuff so I looked for your LJ. They're always such sweet fics. I've only read B/M by one other author and I can't remember their name to find the fic. I'm mainly a B/J shipper but your stuff appeals to me

From: [identity profile] foreverbm.livejournal.com

Thank you very much. I think I am the only regular and consistent Ben and Michael writer around these days and as well as this fic journal I also have a writing journal for Michael [livejournal.com profile] michael_n_b where I write as him for prompts at [livejournal.com profile] muse_talking

I am so glad you enjoy what I write about their lives, I have moved into a lot more family orientated fics of late a lot of my earlier stuff is very angsty and sometimes death related.

Thank you for your support of my writing, it is appreciated :)