I want to be a good girlfriend

November 20, 2011
I don’t want to sound clingy.
That’s why I don’t tell you that I get lonely when you don’t reply to my texts.
I don’t want to monopolize your time.
That’s why I tell you that you don’t have to come meet me between every class during the day, though I would be crush to walk by myself to third period without warning.
I don’t want to be controlling.
That’s why I don’t tell you not to talk to Jayci and Whitney and Lauren even though I get super jealous.
I don’t want to sound oversensitive.
That’s why I pretend like your joking about all my flaws doesn’t hurt.

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isimplywish said...
Jan. 1, 2012 at 9:39 am
Firstly, wow. That is really well written! It has a lot of emotions, and I admit it almost made me cry. It takes talent to put that much emotion into such a short piece of writing. Well done! Secondly, if you haven't already, it sounds like you really need to have a good talk with this guy of yours. You need to speak up, and if he doesn't listen to you or just blows you off, then it sounds like he might not deserve you, or your time or efforts. Especially with the whole flaws thing. He probably... (more »)
Me22895 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 1, 2012 at 1:05 pm
Thank you so much!
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