” 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?
Classic “pump and dump.” I hope this is helpful, and if you want to enter into some sort of lease, let me know.
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