He's so crossed the line."Maybe it's better if it is permanent," I say, unable to keep the edge out of my voice. After spending half a year with him, after telling him I love him, this is humiliating. Well, Jared, if I'd known it was a problem for you, I wouldn't have been so damned fantastic! I close the door quietly and creep toward the stairs."What are you doing home so early? It just hurts." I've read that heartbreak is an accepted cause of death in some South American countries. "I doubt she would have appreciated my career in theology. NYCgirl224: Our fights have gotten physical a few times.
Worse, sometimes they blame their partner for their problems. "I've been too into you these past few months" Aren't you supposed to be into the person you're dating? Mom's car is gone, which is good because I don't feel like talking right now. First I have to get past Erland, who's in the living room watching PBS. I thought we had a once-in-a-lifetime connection, a connection worth taking a risk for. Dumpsville."What I'm saying is," Erland continues in his slow, profes-sorly way, "as we get older, we learn more about what qualities are important to us in a partner.""I know you're right. I bet she'd regret it if she knew you were one of the world's top Martin Luther scholars."Erland blushes.
"So after this girl dumped you, how long before you met Mom? " I know Erland's old, but holy crap, that's a long time. Get rid of as much evidence of your ex as possible. He said the girl represented me, and the wind was him, madly trying to grasp her hair or her flowing dress, but getting happily caught up in both.
I will always be glad that she broke up with me because otherwise I never would have met your mother, who is truly my soul mate."Erland believes in soul mates? But then, I didn't peg him for an astrologer either, yet he is. Putting your thoughts and feelings into words is a healthy way to work through them.3. If you're anything like me, getting your butt to the gym or out for a run is hard. Exercise increases serotonin in the brain, the chemical that makes you feel happy.4. If you keep listening to sappy ballads, you'll never move on.5. It doesn't help that my sinuses are clogged and I can hardly breathe. My stomach grumbles, and I realize I'd barely gotten through one slice of pizza when Jared dropped the bomb. Of course, with my lactose intolerance, too much dairy is never a good thing. It shows a young woman in a field of white blossoms, her hair blowing in the ice-blue wind, a mysterious smile on her face.
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So the expert on dating starts taking her own rebound adviceand some from her friendsand stops moping around. I'm just asking.""You're the only girl and that's the truth." He sighs. I was counting on it, and now I'm not sure what I'll do. I'm either discovering a new food allergy or having my heart broken. I doubt it will take that long for you."I hope not! Take pictures off your wall, move emails from your inbox, put away old letters and gifts. Resist the urge to keep rehashing your feelings about the breakup. After that, keep most of it in or write in your journal. I knew that when he gave me the painting, he was telling me he loved me, even though it was a few more weeks before he said the words. Well, my happily ever after lasts five months, three weeks and two days. Then Jared drops a bomb."I need to take a step back, Kayla. I remember reading in one of Mom's relationship books that sometimes when people feel powerless in their lives, they dump their significant other because that's one part of their lives they do have control over. Since my sister, Tracey, is ten years older than me and lives in Manhattan, it's just me, Mom and my stepdad, a Swedish theologian named Erland. "H-he b-broke up w-with me.""I'm sorry to hear this," he says with his thick Swedish-chef accent. "I almost laugh at the formal offer, but I go to receive his hug. And then I met Jared, and my good sense went out the window. I later heard she attended with another boy, one of the school's best hockey players.""That's harsh. Maybe the real reason his mood had improved was because he'd made the decision to send me to Dumpsville. Dad left us the house when he and Mom divorced, though apparently he made Mom buy him out. Knowing that, I'd shied away from relationships myself, since the odds of them working are extremely low. The girl was named maybe it was Krista.""She broke your heart and you can't even remember her name? "She was such a beautiful girl, and she promised me she'd always be mine. And then one week before our prom, she broke up with me. And my family judges him on that, like he's beating me up every day or something.