Problems

"Head in the clouds, got no weight on my shoulders"
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When I was little, I thought life was perfect. But now, everything is a lie. I face things every single day ever since my mom died. About 80 percent of them involve my dad. He wants me to be something that I'm not, and it's stupid. I can't change myself, but in order to appease to him, I made this compromise with him. This compromise was worse than what he wants me to actually be. I've got 99 problems. But you, Ashton, won't be one.

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12. sleep is (not) very important

I enter my room after dinner and begin to strip my clothes to change into pajamas. All of the sudden, my phone rings. I pick it up and it's Mar. "Hey, what's up?"

"ITHINKIHAVEFEELINGSFORLUKE!"She says quickly that I can't make out what she said.

"Explain what you said to me again but slowly." I say to Marlee while changing into my pajamas.

"I. Think. I. Have. Feelings. For. Luke!"

My jaw drops. "I'm texting you so I don't scream." I hang up before she says anything and I begin texting her.

To: Marlee the Amazing "YOU WHAT?!?!?!"

From: Marlee the Amazing "........ :|"

Marlee has feelings for Luke. Huh. They only went on one date--hell I wouldn't call it a date cuz it was set up by Calum--and she's already developing something for him.

I get another text from Luke whose contact name I changed under his request.

From: Fluke Hemmings "you have Matusak for AP Gov, right?"

To: Fluke Hemmings "yep. Hw was the mock trial of the constitution"

From: Fluke Hemmings "is my contact name now Fluke?"

To: Fluke Hemmings "yep. Anything else you want to ask me?"

I throw on my tank top and shorts when I get a new message.

From: Fluke Hemmings "yes. Do you think Mar likes me? Like as in like like me?"

What the fuck does he want to get out of me?

To: Fluke Hemmings "what is this, second grade?"

From: Fluke Hemmings "well I kind of...had anaerobic respiration during the date tonight."

To: Fluke Hemmings "talk to me about your anaerobic respiration tomorrow during chem. I'm going to bed. Night."

From: Fluke Hemmings "and by going to bed, you're gonna read for three hours. See ya tomorrow I'm gonna text Mike. Night!"

With that, I pick up the nearest book on my nightstand and read until I was getting droopy and I fall asleep.

~FOUR HOURS LATER~

*buzz! Buzz!*

My phone goes off. I slowly open my eyes and reach over to my nightstand. I check the clock and it's...3:14 in the morning. Haha, Pi.

I grab my phone and open the message.

From: "Ashley" Irwin "I wanna throw you on my bed, strip you down, and make love to you while you leave scratches on my back and scream my name!!"

I roll my eyes.

To: "Ashley" Irwin "okay. One, why are you texting me this late on a school night? Two, I am a virgin. Three, did you mean to say hey?"

He texts me back a few minutes later.

From: "Ashley" Irwin "answers. One: I'm not tired. Two: I probably knew that. Three: yes I did."

To: "Ashley" Irwin "why are you texting me?"

From: "Ashley" Irwin "I need someone to talk to."

To: "Ashley" Irwin "can't we talk tomorrow? I need sleep and it's Monday so just list what you want to talk about and we can talk tomorrow."

But I fell asleep immediately after I sent that text.

~THREE HOURS LATER~

I wake up to my alarm and grab my phone. I got a text from Ashton and a text from Marlee.

I look at the text from Ashton first.

From: "Ashley" Irwin "well I'm going to start our bet tomorrow during study hall and I got a detention so I need something to do while Mr. Mat-snooze-ass is grading papers so do you have a book I can borrow? I'll take any children book I can read Magic Tree House.

And I broke up with Amy yesterday. She didn't take it well. It actually happened not as planned cuz i broke up with her while we were having sex. NOT the best way to break up with a girl I learned because she will knee you in the nuts and kick you out of her house butt naked..."

He rambled on about how he got home and he felt like a free man and I didn't really care about how he broke up with her.

I look at the next text from Marlee.

From: Marlee the Amazing "okay, you're picking me up today and we are making a coffee run cuz I didn't get any sleep last night!"

I text her back.

To: Marlee the Amazing "why didn't you get any sleep?"

From: Marlee the Amazing "Regina George herself was texting me."

To: Marlee the Amazing "what did she text you?"

From; Marlee the Amazing "I'll tell you on the way to my coffee!!!!"

I get dressed, go out to my car (after grabbing a donut), and drove to pick up Marlee for her coffee.

I needed some coffee too.

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I GOT PICTURE DAY TOMORROW GOODNIGHT!!!

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