the distance between us
MAC SECURITY SERIES #3
The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity.
I’m a strong woman. Or at least, I think I am. I used to be so sure about that.
Escaping my suffocating childhood home with only a couple hundred bucks brought me here; to the man who’s eyes were full of sadness and heartbreak.
How can one person turn your world upside down and your heart inside out?
I understood the arrangement: only to warm his bed at night.
But then I wanted more, which was impossible considering I was competing with someone who didn’t exist.
There was a time when I thought I could pull him out of his darkness, but now I know it’s unattainable since I slid there along with him courtesy of the pretty little pills.
Relief and calm.
That’s what they gave me, but they also destroyed everything I worked so hard to become.
Now? Now it’s just me and them.