James didn’t seem surprised by the question, but he also didn’t hurry to answer. It gave me a chance to observe him, and I realized that I was no longer afraid to hear his answer. Instead of the anxiety that I used to feel at the thought of asking him that, I just felt resigned. Like I would be okay even if he didn’t answer the question.
So this is what heartbreak felt like. I guess I was surprised to know this already, since the actual breakup was six months ago, but the pain I felt now that James was officially with someone else had nothing on that evening. The ache lingered, […]
I never had any problems sleeping even after the breakup — April often envied that about me. It didn’t matter where I was sleeping; as soon as my brain decided it was bedtime, I would just close my eyes and I’d be asleep in minutes.
But that night after Nico left, no matter how much I wanted to sleep, I couldn’t.
“That sounds like fun,” Nico said. We were in his car on our way to the Game Night after our fieldwork. He had volunteered to drop me off before meeting some of his friends and pick me up later if I needed it.
“It is,” I said.
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The solitude of the chapel and his nearness had made me very aware of what had made its way into my consciousness ever since I met Lucy: Nico was available. I couldn’t deny the thrill I felt at this thought, but at the mention of his last relationship, I felt a little drop in my stomach.
For Season Three of the #RomanceClass podcast, we’re bringing you the full, unabridged audio narration of Keep the Faith by Ana Tejano , one chapter a week.
This is the second part of Chapter 11. Please see the previous episode for first part.
The narrator for Chapter 11 is Jade Albert.