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It all started so simple, we were lovers who had it all. Sure, like most relationships there were ups and downs but I could have never imagined this is where it would end up.

I wake up tied to a bed. ‘Kinky’ I say to myself. But then the memories of last night all start to flood into my mind. This is not a scene from 50 shades of Grey, but I, in fact am actually being held prisoner by the man I thought I had loved.

Instantly my body is over come with fear and adrenaline. I resist the urge to scream for anyone that could possibly hear me, because I didn't want him to know I was awake until I had fully understood what had happened. Glancing around the room, I realize that I am back at my old house, where I spent most of my elementary and high school years. The wave of familiarity almost knocks me out. I haven't been in this house for nearly 10 years. The chipped purple walls, the old and outdated furniture, all reminding me of the happiness and joy I had here. Its funny, I used to come up here everyday after school and stare out the window…picturing the perfect textbook life. A successful career, a big house, a loving relationship, a family, and lets be real, a ridiculous amount of dogs. Corgis, if we’re getting specific. I felt as though I had finally achieved all of my life goals when we met. It was something for movies. We were so happy and caring, and I was genuinely comfortable with the idea of us spending the rest of our lives together.

Now look where I am, tied up to my bed, looking at the same window, and clearly miserable. Ironic.

Finally, I have a complete understanding on what is happening. But before I have a chance to react, I hear footsteps coming up the stairs. Like my childhood self, I pretend to still be asleep to see what he would do.

He comes into my room, smelling fresh and clean, Hugo Boss cologne overwhelms my senses. I bought that for him last christmas. Boy. A lot sure has changed since then. He stands over my body like a parent watching their child sleep. Eventually he comes and sits at the end of my bed and starts rubbing my legs. He starts mumbling ‘please don't leave me’ ‘don't go’ ‘stay here’ ‘we’ll move together’ ‘find another job’ ‘I’ll find another job’ ‘please’. I guess its safe to assume that he didn't take the news of my new job on the other side of the world too well.

My heart aches for him. I’ve never seen someone take something so terribly. I almost want to go out and give him the biggest tightest hug and say that everything will be fine. Then I remember the circumstances of this emotional gathering. I gather the courage and bring my legs close to my body. I've most definitely startled him, to say the least. He shoots straight up and starts yelling obscenities all over the place.

‘What the hell is this?!” i scream at him furious and confused. ‘How could you do this?” ‘let me go!” “what the hell?!”
He looks me dead in the eyes. Just like that, all the hurt I almost felt for him vanishes. This is not the man I had loved. This is a shell of that person. The man in front of me is cold and dead inside.

‘No.’ He says. Just a harsh and sharp no that sent shivers down my spine. ‘What did you think was going to happen?” ‘I was just going to let you move hours away from me?” “Just like that?” “Pick up your things and go?” “Sorry, but thats not going to work with me honey bunch.” ‘Leave me? Ha. Not a chance.” “You may say that we will stay in contact, FaceTime each other during our every waking hour, but time zones and workload will get the best of us, and every day facetimes will turn into 3 times a week, to once a week, to once every few weeks and you know that i wont be able to handle that. Stay with me. you know its for the best…” He sits back down, and continues “…right?

“out of all the places you could have possibly taken me, why here? Why my old house? we didn't even know each other when i lived here.”
He leans in close to me.
“Oh now see honey thats where you're wrong.”
I look at him visibly confused.
“You don't remember do you? Back in the third grade.. when you were having trouble putting your boots on, remember the skrony little boy that helped you and didn't tell the class how much of an idiot you were?”
“That was you?”
He looks me dead in the eye, and smirks.
Nah. What the hell you think I look like? Some kind of physcotic stalker? oh, I've been involve with you since the third grade? nah nah nah nah. thats where you're wrong. i just don't want you to leave me, I thought I made this clear 5 mins ago when you were pretending to be asleep. I’m no stalker girl. Just physcho.…...

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