It took me some time to respond to Ophelia. The wounds from our breakup were still so fresh and I was not tending to them. I was hiding from them. I also hid them from her. I put up an emotional wall so big that no one could break through (hence, my loneliness).
I wish I would have never acted so proud with her because she was hurting more than me.
I avoided my pain by focusing on how I was going to ask an employee at Target out on a date. What better way to get over a relationship than to get straight into another? T-minus two days until the company barbecue.