She had liked him for a while and she thought he liked her back.
Weeks of flirting, hair-flipping and fake laughing as he walked by, all came down to this one moment.
The fate of their whole relationship hung in the balance as she stared hopefully, waiting for him to make a move. “Did he like her?”
Suddenly her heart leapt as she saw the writing beneath the text bubble go from “Delivered 10:04 p.m.” to “Seen 10:05 p.m.”
Every glimmer of hope existed in the three dots that appeared next.
By “Received 10:07 p.m.” her heart was broken.