Extract II

Written by Melissa Booey 


He pretended he didn’t remember, but I reminded him the next morning that he had thrown up in her sink. I wonder if it was the same sink he washed his face over and looked in the mirror at after he slept with her. He made me feel so insane as I walked into the kitchen and caught him with his arm around her. He was so apologetic - it was a shame to see. He wanted so badly to have his cake and eat it too, because he thought he could be “happy” with her. Should have given that more time. I guess he did have his cake, and ate it too. After all… I took him back.