"Hence 'used to be'," Maddy said. Then she smacked her face into one of her hands. "Ack, no. I'm fine now, because recall, if you will, some of the guys I've slept with. Rick the dick, serial deflowerer. Mike the douche. Seth of the no ambition. Etc. I know she cares, and whoever she'd set me up with would be miles above them, but still. Slightly wary of the whole dating thing."
"I shall be gracious and share my fries with you," she told him, winking. "And he is, it blows my mind sometimes. I remember when he was this tiny little thing, running around catching fireflies with me. Now he towers over everyone, and his hair is better than mine."