Beneath the Surface

I didn’t see her as wanton but as someone who was hurting so, I befriended her and after several attempts to seduce me, she finally opened up to me about years of rejection and neglect by her parents.  To escape the pain, she engaged in casual relationships with men.  “At least they want me”, she said.

That broke my heart.

60 Words

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

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