Dating without drama phone calls
” I pause letting the information sink in while I sit down on my faded, tan couch.I exhale loudly into the receiver of my cell phone and spit out the gist of the tale he just recanted.
I can’t tell if he’s hurt or if there’s just nothing more to be said.
I don’t do awkward silences well, so I ask the next question that pops into my mind.“So, why’d you stay with her so long in spite of all the crazy?
It makes me angry, but I can’t control their ignorance, and if they ARE calling me crazy, then it’s a damned good thing I won’t be rewarding them with my company anymore.
I’ll suffer for a while because it’s sad to let go of someone you care about, but eventually common sense takes over and it’s a relief to get that person out of the way and make room for someone more deserving of my time and affection.
What I’ve learned is that ignoring the obvious signs can lead to unnecessary heartache.