Liar

“End your relationship with James.”

“Why, Mrs. Moriarty?”

“He deserves to be happy.”

“And he won’t be with me?”

“Such impudence, believing that he could be happy with a woman whose mind is defective.”

“I’ll ignore that asinine remark.”

“You know I’m right.”

“My illness doesn’t affect how James feels about me.”

“It should.”

“It doesn’t.  This morning he proposed.”

“You’re lying.”

James strode in just then.  “Mother, don’t call my fiancée a liar.”

74 Words

This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.

Today marks the last day of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Let us continue to learn more, share what we learn with others and raise awareness in the ongoing fight against the stigma associated with Mental Illness. And give your support to those who need it. Stand with them. Let them know that they are not alone.

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