It was a question she had worn on her lips for weeks like a loose thread on her favorite sweater she couldn't resist pulling - despite knowing it could all unravel around her, the courage inside her built up until it was almost pouring out her mouth but would still be nerve-racking she opened her mouth and said the four words which would change her life forever.
“do you love me.” she said looking into his eyes which had always shone with the light which the boys you read about in books have the ones which tell you ‘everything will be okay”, but recently his eyes haven't supplied her with much reinsurance as she could tell something was wrong.
usually the way he talked about their dreams made her want to grab his hand and run away into the future. every time she looked at him she would feel an unknown danger rise from her stomach to her throat It makes her cheeks flush and her throat scratchy. It makes her stomach turn and it makes her hands clammy. He made her feel a way she could only describe as seeing sunlight after weeks of rain.