Because

“Why did you call me?”

“Because I felt like talking to you. Hey can you do me a favor?”

Oh that’s why you called.

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Gut

“It’s just a gut feeling.”

“How long have you been having this gut feeling?”

“Since we met.”

The shower is the only place I can cry without anyone hearing.

A million of my tears just washed down the drain.

“Gut feeling”.

Don’t change a thing

You used to tell me you loved everything about me.

Don’t change a thing.

Don’t change a thing about the way you dress.

Don’t change a thing about the way you are.

Now he pokes and prods me.

Telling me to change everything about myself.

You should be skinnier. You’re too this. Too that. Poke. Prod. This is still too much fat.

What will even be left of me?

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I wish we were taking out this mortgage for a place of our own. I wish we still spoke. I wish we still spoke of our plans to move in together. I wish you still loved me. I wish I could still feel your love. I can’t feel it anymore and I’ve never been so cold. 

We can be friends 

“We can be friends.” 

“No I’m not going to go off the grid and disappear.” 

“Of course I wouldn’t block you.”

“No a break doesn’t mean I want to be with other people.”

“I still want to be there for each other and in each other’s lives.” 

“I love how much you love me. That’s one of my favorite parts about you. How much you love me.” 

“I know. It was scary for me too. I also feel like you’re trying to manipulate me into staying.” 

“It’s selfish of you.”

“It was the right timing.” 

“It means we have an exciting future though.”

“I support you no matter what.” 

“It’s your decision.”

“We are so young.” 

“Can I hang up now? Just know I’ll be thinking of you all the time.” 

Message undelivered. Your call cannot be completed as dialed. 

We can be friends.