Get out while you can.
Everybody has had a romantic train wreck at some point. But in the end, what’s the price tag ?
Personally, eighth grade brought a huge hurdle to clear. Linda B. of East Grand Forks spent the summer two doors up the block babysitting her uncle’s two kids. She took this emotional heaviness back with her to northwest Minnesota. Somehow long, exhaustive letters written got us to the next summer.
Yes, back when people actually wrote letters.
The connection lasted five years. It was sworn that agony of commitment would never happen with anyone else ever again. And it didn’t.