Chapter 19 Pretend
- "Oh, that makes sense." He laughs almost with this much sadness. "It will get easier." He assures me. I didn't believe him, and that's something I'll never get used to. "What did you say your number was?" He pulls out his phone and asks, and I blink to try to shake it off.
- "What do you mean when you say that it's pretty normal?" I have to ask, and I hate myself for doing so. It's clear that this guy is trying to talk to me, but I'm not paying attention.
- "It happens every time our group goes to a party or drinks." He says, repeating what Abby told me. "What's wrong is that he never talks to her or acknowledges her. Instead, he uses the fuck out of her, and she thinks she's with him or something."