The Worst IM Conversation Ever

July 5, 2011
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I smiled when I saw Nick’s name appear on my buddy list. He had perfect timing: I was just dying to talk to him. I hoped Nick had done well on his exams because I’d sure helped him a lot more than myself when it came to studying. After all the review sheets I prepared for him based on my notes, and the hours spent reviewing with him over the phone and at his house, I was ready for a night of relaxation. Now Exams were apart of the past and exterminated, we were free to guiltlessly forget all the info we had unnaturally crammed into our brains.

!!Alli!!: hey. i was just thinkin bout u <3

<Nick>: i was thinkin of u 2

Nick and I had started going out a month ago, but little things like knowing that thoughts of me were wandering around in his head made me smile and get jittery inside like a little five-year-old on Christmas morning.

!!Alli!!: how was practice?

<Nick>: fine

!!Alli!!: wats up?

<Nick>: nothin

!!Alli!!: how was ur last exam?

<Nick>: fine

!!Alli!!: calculus rite?

<Nick>: yes

Sitting behind my computer screen, I frowned slightly. Something was up. Even just by IM, I could tell that he was edgy. I wondered what his problem was.

!!Alli!!: my parents won’t be home till eleven. do u wanna come over?

<Nick>: not rlly

Now I was starting to get worried. Subconsciously, I nibble on my nails. Nick always took a chance to come over – especially when my parents were out.

!!Alli!!: is everything okay?

<Nick>: we need 2 tok

!!Alli!!: about wat?

<Nick>: Alli, it’s not you, it’s me…

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RRRRR said...
Oct. 4, 2011 at 9:30 pm
I really enjoyed this article. It's very to the point and easy to follow. You could even get emotions off the IM. Great job!
isabellove said...
Aug. 26, 2011 at 4:41 pm
awww this is really sad
Bookworm1998 said...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 12:25 pm
thanks so much!
gfigs said...
Aug. 14, 2011 at 2:09 pm
this is awsome you have amzing talent
Mykindapeopledontcarewhatyouthink said...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 7:12 pm
son of a...  i know this is fiction and all but if anyone ever tried to break up with me over IM using that stupid line, i would be thouroughly angry beyond belief
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