For months you convinced me you had changed and your past was behind you. All the way you were still playing your dirty little compulsive games. Even in bed you made plans for sex with others while I lay beside you. Dirty, Rotten, Evil. B.C.
F#@& You for cheating on me.
F#@& you for reducing it to the word cheating.
As if this were a card game, and you sneaked a look at my hand.
Who came up with the term cheating, anyway?
A cheater, I imagine. Someone who thought liar was too harsh.
Someone who thought devastator was too emotional.
The same person who thought,
oops, he’d gotten caught with his hand in the cookie jar.
This isn’t about slipping yourself an extra twenty dollars
of Monopoly money. These are our lives.
ou went and broke our lives.
You are so much worse than a cheater.
You killed something.
And you killed it when its back was turned.
From “The Lover’s Dictionary” by David Levithan
Today when I felt your arms around me, my ugly world disappeared. I know it was wrong, but I just wanted you to hold me forever. How can something that feels so right be immoral? The truly wicked thing in my life is the relationship I had to go home to. R.B.
The desire to love someone always exceeds
the desire to be loved by someone
and that’s exactly why we end up loving
the person who doesn’t deserve that Love.
Why did you cheat on me? You broke my heart into a thousand pieces and then laughed when I confronted you. It sucks to be a man who is so heartbroken he cries over a tramp like you. You’re one of the reasons men use women. They learned from females like you! T.E.
We hurt so much
because we have lost a part of ourselves.
If we have loved much,
we must have given much also,
and when everything’s over,
we feel as though we have lost everything.
With tears rolling down my cheeks in the freezing cold, I saw you kiss her. I keep seeing a flashback and feel the dreams of a life with the only man I ever loved exploding over and over within. It’s like a continuous re-run of a tragic love story from a terrible movie. L.M.
Perhaps this is what the stories meant
when they called somebody heartsick.
Your heart and your stomach
and your whole insides
feel empty and hollow and aching.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Reading the paper with your engagement ring on my finger, I was shocked to find a wedding announcement with your name and not mine! What a horrible way to find out you didn’t want me. It will take a long time to heal but I’ll never be able trust again like I did you. A.F.
Who hurt you the most
Are the ones
Who swore most
they never would!