Courtney Taylor


Thoughts Over Dinner She says she’s not ready to be in a relationship right now. I don’t understand that phrase – Are you not lonely enough, not wanting to be loved enough? I have been drinking but something in it doesn’t sound right, like when my ears ring at night and I keep it a secret, because I don’t think I want to know why. Dinner with friends is great because if the conversation goes sour, you focus on the food, and if the food is ghastly you focus on the conversation. That’s always important to me, to have an out, an escape plan always set in mind. I left my friends to go to the bathroom, I am desperately nervous, at all times. We order the drinks, we laugh the right laughs, we hit a pause and return to the food. Everything is going according to plan.…