You want mature? I'll give you mature!

He asks me to be mature, so I press down on the green phone symbol on my cell phone. Preparing for his voice I shut my mouth and in my anger and haste a tear escapes.

His voice feels like honey to my ears and a gurgle of pain and betrayal bubble through my quiet demeanor.

"Hello?" He sounds exasperated, "If this is you, please talk, let's be honest with each other; be mature!"

I close my cell phone with a snap, and bite my nails.

He wants me to be mature about this, fine, I will be.

But only after I feel strong enough to.

I get another text from him and I don't look at it.

The End

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