Kurt Vonnegut, Jr's "Long Walk to Forever" aka "Hell to Get Along With" (short story, love story, free): Funny way to say "I love you"
What is interesting is - it's atypical Vonnegut. In fact, it's a proper non-genre love story. I kept expecting the worst, & the simplicity of ending was a surprise.
Fact sheet.First published: Ladies Home Journal, sometime in 1960.
Download full text from Loveblender or this unnamed site.
John A Gallagher directed a 20 minute movie based on this story. Movie is available at YouTube in three parts. (I haven't played yet)
Related: Stories of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.