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Taking it Back

March 31, 2019

It’s Six Sentence Story time thanks to GirlieOnTheEdge.

Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.

PROMPT WORD:  PLACE

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Taking it Back

When to place your heart in the hands of someone else, when to decide it’s time to start talking about things like the future, about hopes and dreams, and ultimately about love: those aren’t easy decisions to make in a relationship, so even though I’d fallen for Joanie rather quickly, I was careful to move slowly and to give her the time she said she needed which is why the phone call came as such a surprise.

“Josh, it’s difficult for me to say, but as much as I’ve enjoying seeing you these last few months, we, uh… Josh, we have to talk.”

“By phone, Joanie? You’re breaking up with me by phone?”

“We can still be friends, Josh.”

You find yourself taking your heart back often enough and you’re less inclined to keep giving it away.

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. March 31, 2019 12:35 pm

    Oh, man. Make me cry why don’t you! lol
    Except heartbreak isn’t a laughing matter is it? Can definitely identify.
    Soundtrack compliments your Six perfectly.
    Sad, but great Six.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. March 31, 2019 3:35 pm

    The perfect six of unrequited love. You penned it flawlessly too, Michael.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. March 31, 2019 5:27 pm

    Great song pick for a well crafted Six!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. April 4, 2019 6:55 am

    Don’t forget to link this to the Thursday linky. The sss writers are very responsive and all visit and comment. Plus you get to reciprocate!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Michael B. Fishman permalink*
    April 4, 2019 8:53 am

    Thank you for the reminder!

    Like

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