This sucks, the whole world sucks #cherrypiecure

posted by susan-oh-susan / february 16 at 12:15 pm / uncategorized / leave a comment

Marcella said, “Ha, I told you it would be good for you.” Bitch. Of course she couldn’t resist an “I told you so.”

It is not good for me, by the way. I’m sitting here, typing, crying, and feeling stupid.

I am not depressed.

You might think I’m depressed. Because of that whole lonely bit earlier.

I’m not.

I am… livid. I. Am. So. Angry.

I am so angry because I am… I am that despicable thing I never wanted to be, nobody ever wants to be—but I never, never, never imagined…

I am a woman scorned.

A cheated wife.

A jilted (twenty-two years later, but still) bride.

An abandoned wife.

I am forty-three years old, and I am old and alone and life is awful.

This is not depression.

This is fact.

Stupid Marcella.

Writing that this is a fact is not helpful. I’m going to stop typing and text her again, and…

Actually, I won’t.

I hate texting.

You would too if you were me.

That’s how I found out, you know.

Stupid, cheating jerk.

Why was he so stupid?

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Writer. Reader. Angster. Reformed Bohemian (not). Author of the erotic romance TELL ME, the erotic tragedy (with a happy ending) CONSEQUENCES (of defensive adultery), the award-winning rom-com (she's versatile) CHERRY PIE CURE, and the just released TEXT ME, CUPID--a (slightly dirty) love story for 21st century adults who don't believe in love... but want it anyway. A sought-after speaker and presenter, Colette is also the author of the Dirty Writing Secrets Series, which includes the non-fiction collection of essays ROUGH DRAFT CONFESSIONS: not a guide to writing and selling erotica and romance but full of inside inside anyway, 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR MUSE, and ORGANIZED CREATIVE. She's also the curator of the fab YYC Queer Writers anthologies Queer Christmas in Cowtown, Screw Chocolate, and A Queer Summer Night's in Cowtown.

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