36. No Lies
*1 week later*
I sat on the beach beside Zayn in our place. Now was the time to tell him. If I wanted him to trust me I had to tell him everything, I had a lot of secrets. "Zayn?" He turned his head towards me. "Yeah." "You asked me to promise you that there would be no lies in our relationship and I need to tell you some things." "Ok." I pulled my knees up to my chest and started to talk. "It all started when I was 12, my uncle was doing stuff to me. He told me not to tell anyone and I didn't know what he was doing. This kept happening until I was 14 and by then I knew what was happening, he was raping me. I told my mum and my uncle was arrested. When I was 15 I had a hard time, I was bullied and I stopped eating. That's when I got bulimia. I met Jake and we were together for nearly 2 years. When he left I got bulimia again. I got help and then I met Trevor, I was with him for about 8 months but then I found out he cheated. I started cutting but my parents found out and they got me help. I came here and I met you and you know the rest of the story."
"Why didn't you tell me this before?" I asked her. "I've never told anyone all of this before and I didn't want you to judge me anymore." "I wouldn't judge you for any of that. It wasn't your fault. You had the courage to tell me all of this, you trusted me enough to tell me and that makes me feel happy. Thank you Emily." "It's what I needed to do." "Can I give you something?" "Sure." I stood up and finally pulled the ring out of my pocket again. "Will you marry me?" She didn't say anything just pulled me by my neck into her and crashed her lips against mine. After I pulled away I said "I'll take that as a yes." She just smiled at me and nodded her head.
<Your arms are my castle, your heart is my sky. They wipe away tears that I cry. The good and the bad times we've been through them all, you make me rise when I fall>