26th – 30th
about the man screamed confidence. Sensuality. Intelligence. Worldliness. But
it was how he saved me that ruined me most.
no longer needed to numb the pain with mindless one-night-stands and drunken blackouts. He made me feel worthy.
Treasured. Optimistic about my future.
away, still broken…but beautifully so. My scars no longer hold me back.
Instead, they give me strength and enrich my appreciation for the good things
in life. I have hopes and dreams…faith that anything is possible. I am no
longer the lost little girl fighting for survival. I have direction. I have
courage. I am not without possibility.
remind myself. That’s who he is to me now: just a former teacher. I know what
you’re thinking, but don’t worry. I was eighteen when we first met. Legally, we
did nothing wrong. Morally? Well, I guess that depends on how flexible your
something on from Netflix?”
face. “Okay…if anyone asks about this, I will deny it until I’m six feet
Creek binge right now. Wanna watch it with me?”
until I’m snorting. “Are you serious?”
begins flipping through the menu. “Completely serious. I never joke about The
mine. “C’mon, you’ll love it. Have you ever seen it before?”
“Do you know how many Dawson ugly cry memes there are in existence? I had to
know the source.”
all the way. Dawson is way overrated.”
you grow a vagina? I could’ve sworn you were a dude.”
jovial to angry in an instant.
male. Don’t make me prove it to you, Kat.”
morphs into equal parts stunned and horny. “Uh…”
pushes a button on the remote. “And on that note…let’s forget I said that and
get lost in North Carolina teen angst.”
episode that has Mitch in it. Dawson’s dad is where it’s at.”
I’ll have to remember that.”
yawn. “I walked right into that one, didn’t I?”