“You thought this was something serious? Almost a year of staying up till 4 am and talking about absolutely nothing and everything. Dayumn, you’re so naïve Parker! Did you really think this had a future?”, the voice sounded familiar. My head involuntarily turned to right, the direction from which those words appeared to float towards me.
“I told you I really liked you and wanted to ask you out, but then I thought things would be much easier with this other girl I’m talking to. No hard feelings, right?”, this time the voice was new but sounded just as obnoxious. It was coming from the left.
“Oh look at her. The mighty girl with lofty standards. What happened to them now, eh?”, the stinging sarcasm hit me right in the gut. The voice laughed as it approached me.
“Listen Parker, I love you but I need some time to think. Maybe like a lifetime”, the first voice spoke again in mock-seriousness.
I turned around frantically, trying to make sense of what was going on.
And then they all started laughing.
“Oh look, the mighty have fallen. Now who would’ve thought of that?”
“You have such an amazing taste, dude. Flings with absolute filths.”
“Miss I’m-too-good-for-everyone, were you not too good for him?”, she laughed.
I took a step back and tripped on a small branch. Seriously, what the fuck is happening. I felt like I’m in one of those WWE championships where everyone knows that it’s scripted, but I’m being punched again and again because for me, it’s all too real
EXCUSE ME, WHEN WILL THE TIME-OUT HAPPEN?
Just then, a hand reached out for me. “Hey are you okay?”, the first voice asked as he touched my arm, “Can we talk again? I really miss you… Or wait, I may be drunk. ”
That made me look up. It was the king of fuckboys, smiling down at me.
Suddenly there was a loud buzzing noise and everything went white.
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