Things I Wish I Hadn’t Said

By | May 2nd, 2015 | Prose & Cons

By Amanda Livingston

Hi, I’m Taylor. Yes. Yes, I would love to! Yes, I can hang out Saturday night! I love horror movies. I’m free later. I’m free tomorrow. I’m free Tuesday. I love Indian food. Want to hang out tomorrow night? No, it’s really okay, I understand. I’m fine! You’ll have to make it up to me. Yes, I can hang out Thursday after work. Want to come in? Yes, it’s okay. Yes, I want to. I’ve never really done this before. Friday is good for me, I’m not busy! I’ll see you tomorrow! Dinner Wednesday sounds great. Let’s get coffee tomorrow! Can’t wait! It’s fine, I wanted to. No, I really did. I haven’t figured me out yet, and I don’t let others get close because I’m scared they’ll figure me out first. I feel like I can tell you anything. I think I like you. I like you. I really like you. This is my mom. She thought you were sweet — it really meant a lot to me that you met her. Yes, I’ll come inside! I love Iron & Wine. Will you come to this thing with me? I’ll go with you. I’ll see you tomorrow. Tonight was really fun. Today was really fun. Dinner Thursday? It’s okay, I understand. Want to go to the movies? It’s okay, I understand. Any dinner plans? Yeah, let me know when you’re free! Nothing. Hey, haven’t talked to you in a while, how are you? I’d love to get dinner! Saturday sounds good, I’ll see you then. I missed you. Did I do something wrong? Is there something wrong with me? No, I understand, I always thought so too. It’s fine. No, it’s okay, I just didn’t expect you to feel like that. It’s like when you think the worst things about yourself, and then someone else thinks them and it makes it worse. But I want you. I didn’t expect you to want this. No, I wasn’t being serious, I didn’t really want it either. Monday’s fine, I’ll see you then! I had a nice time tonight. No, I can’t tonight, maybe tomorrow? No, I’m sick. No, I’m busy. No, it’s not that I don’t want to, I just really can’t. I’m not feeling well again. No, I’m tired. Nothing. Nothing. I miss you. I’m sorry, I was too sensitive. It’s okay. It’s really fine. I’m fine. Maybe it wasn’t the best idea to try this again. No, it’s not fine. I don’t want to do this. I don’t think we should see each other anymore. I’m done. Goodbye. Nothing. I miss you.

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