Tears

Claudia

I sat there, shocked. Had Daniel really just hit Lionel?

I heard Eva make a tsk sound behind me.

"I thought you said that they were friends." Eva said. "Is this how friends treat each other in America? I must say, we treat friends much differently in Germany."

I don't know why, but that comment made me cry.

Which made both Eva and Lionel rush over.

I shrugged them off, then realized that I couldn't get anywhere by myself. So I asked Eva push me to my room.

Lionel looked concerned, but he let me go.

Once in my room, I politely asked Eva to leave. She put up a big fuss, but left when I told her I just needs some alone time.

I let my tears fall. I knew what I needed to do, and it broke my heart to do so.

But not as much as it should have.

Shaking, I picked up my phone and dialed Daniel's number. He didn't answer, so I left a message.

"Hey Daniel. I'm really sorry to say this, but… after that stunt that you just pulled, I can't… I'm sorry Daniel, but we're over."

I hung up before he could hear me cry again.

And although tears fell, I felt slightly relieved.

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