Jess texted me last week that she feels very “devalued” by me and I treat her like a whore or some shit. Just out of nowhere. Out of nowhere, Dude! And here I thought we had a great time last time I saw her! And I like her! I mean, I really like this girl! So I had to talk to her about it. I mean, I know that dick, Steve, is after her and there is no way I’m letting that happen. So, I called her over. And she tells me that I don’t remember what she says. That’s it! So I said, “That’s it?!” WRONG question, Dude! I mean, wrong. She went on and on about how I don’t listen and if I can’t remember what we talked about then I could just be with any girl and her “presence,” I think she said. Doesn’t matter; she’s not appreciated. And on and on! How can I process all that? OF COURSE I can’t remember! You’re talking at lightening speed! So I just looked at her and tried to look like I was listening and just reassured her that I was listening very deeply…..
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- Written by: Mara Lee Gilbert