Women: I’m not going to ask you if this sounds familiar, because I already know it does.
You’re going about your merry business, your phone buzzes and, thinking nothing of it, you glance at it and a name pops up that throws your brain on its ass. The name of a person with whom you shared some sort of history with, but is no longer a regular part of your life. Maybe things ended fine, maybe they ended a little ???, or maybe they ended downright terribly.
Regardless of where things were left, their name popping up incites a dizzying mixture of surprise/excitement/nausea/despair/elation/fury/spastic eroticism/heartburn and before you even attempt to formulate a response, you start a new text to one of your friends saying, “GUESS WHO JUST FUCKIN TEXTED ME.” (more…)