Waiting for a text that's never going to come; waiting to be treated well; rushing to your phone; hoping it's him and then letting out a GROAN when it's just the family WhatsApp group.
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To myself, I do not give you permission to message him.
No matter how twinkly Thursday night's sky is or how uplifting Friday's morning is, you're not to reach out. You're not to slide into his DMs with a flirty quip about how your peach is the same size and does he still live in Notting Hill or has he gone home home.