Short Story Essay: Headlines

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Headlines Liam met her on a Tuesday morning in a little café, and he knew it was love. After five dates she stayed the night at his place. After three months together he said that he loved her, and she said it back. On the eighth month together Liam asked her to move in with him. Everything was going great, and Liam had never been more in love. That was until he saw the headlines. “Liam’s girlfriend has gained some weight.” “Liam’s girlfriend is not as smart as his last girlfriend.” All of the rumors were starting to take a toll on her. Her bloodshot eyes, those puffy red cheeks, and her shaking figure were all too much for Liam to take. He was madly in love with her, but he didn’t want her to be bullied for who she was. Liam had to take …show more content…
It is typical Liam Payne to run away when things get hard. You are doing this so you have the perfect excuse to date models. You can make yourself feel better when you are fucking some other girl, because you will think you did this for my well-being.” Her words roared with rage.
Liam was a bit taken aback. He felt sorry for his girlfriend. She was mad that he was leaving her, and that was understandable.
“I hope you see why I truly did this one day.” Liam whispers softly.
His hands grab his car keys when her words strike him immobile again.
“Make sure to break the pot by the door when you leave. You seem determined to take everything I’ve ever loved with you.”
Liam couldn’t just leave her. His heart was breaking, and she was only making things worse.
“I am doing this because I love you. I want you to get that through your thick head. I love you, and I don’t want to leave. I have our wedding planned out in my head, but I am deciding to bring sorrow to myself to make you happy. I don’t want to hear another snarky comment out of your mouth.” He takes long strides until he is chest to chest with her. She leans up on her toes, smirking straight at her annoyed boyfriend.
“You just want to be the perfect guy in the