- He hugged me again. I didn't feel comfortable with him because it felt awkward and I don't like Alexia seeing me with him. I don't want to hurt her. She must be feeling bad right now.
- With the thought of that, I disengaged from the unexpected hug. I turned to see Alexia's facial expression, but this time I didn't see it because she had faced the other side looking at some other people.
- I cleared my throat and faced mark. "Happy birthday" I wished him.