And if you ever need self-validation, just meet me in the alley by the railway station.2.
He fumbles in his pocket, quick with fear, and slips his platinum wedding band back on his finger. Sugarland, “Stay”: Listening to them made me feel better. My tears fell as fast as the first thunderstorm of the year.“What are you saying? “I think I’m breaking up with you,” I said.“Maybe you should think about it more,” he pressed.
I was a secure, confident woman and was not willing to compromise my life for a relationship and everything that came with it. He had his responsibilities with his wife and family. For those forty hours a week that his wife was working, he was mine.
I order his food (one Belgium waffle on the soft side, a plate of crispy bacon) and he orders mine (a short stack, no butter, a bowl of fruit, a side of extra crispy bacon). And the casual friendship-with-benefits morphed into a caring, loving relationship. They didn’t know what was going on; all they knew was my seemingly unnecessary depression.
We sit, together in our love, relishing every second. You would think after three years of dating a married man, I would be used to this. I could see the aurora dancing in his eyes when he saw me, and he could see the sparkle in mine. I didn’t expect to miss him when we weren’t together, I didn’t expect to become so attached to his children that they felt like family, and I definitely didn’t expect to fall in love. What I thought could be something simple ended up being a stressor. Our time together was constantly cut short so his wife wouldn’t find out. I trudged back and forth to work amid discussions of counseling, tentative hugs and attempts at forcing me to eat. The only thing worse than bearing that heavy a weight alone is carrying it yourself.
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