You Have to Go

“I do love you, that’s not the point.”

“That’s exactly the point,” he said and grabbed my arms. His eyes softened. “Why are you doing this?”

I swallowed. I had to be strong. “Because … it’s been nearly three years and you still haven’t gotten a job and you have no intentions of getting married.” I stared hard at him. “Tell me I’m wrong.”

He released a sigh and let me go. “I don’t want to get married,” he repeated softly.

“Then you have to go.” I blinked back tears and watched him head toward the door.

He paused.

The pain was excruciating …

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This is a themed writing meme hosted by Jenny Matlock. The goal is to write something that does not exceed 100 words, not including the prompt. The prompt is in italics.

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