Addilyn and I have been friends ever since I can remember. We did pretty much everything together, we even share the same birthday, July 26. Maybe that's why we became such good friends.
When we were high school we promised each other that if we weren't married by our golden birthday then we would marry each other. At the time I didn't think much of it, but as time moved on I realized I was going to do everything I could to make sure I was the one that married her.
But I couldn't admit to her that I like her, I mean we are best friends it would ruin everything. As we approach our 24th birthday I knew I have to make sure she didn't get too serious with any guy.
"Keegan are you even listening to what I'm saying?"
That question pulled me from my thoughts as my eyes met hers.
"Are you okay? You seem kind of off." She asked, shifting in her chair.
"Ya, I'm fine." I replied, sipping some of my water.
"Well I'll just start over since you weren't listening."
She began to ramble on about some guy she just recently went on a date with and how much of a gentlemen he was but she didn't know if it was a good enough date to go on another one. I tensed up and got a little angry while she talked about him.
"So what do you think, should I go on another date with him?" She asked me, staring deep into my eyes.
"Well if you're even second guessing about going on another date then I don't think it's a good idea." That came out a lot angrier than I had planned.
"Wow, what is wrong with you today Keegan?" She asked, standing up from her chair.
"I'm sorry." I sighed, sinking down in to my chair.
"It's fine, but I think I'm just going to go home because you don't seem like you're in the mood to talk right now." She said grabbing her purse and keys.
She was right, I do get a little annoyed when she talks about all of these dates she goes on.
I got up and followed her to the door. I turned the knob and opened it slowly. She turned around to say goodbye and it took all of my strength to not lean in and kiss her.
"Bye." I replied back.
I watched as she walked down the hallway from my apartment. I sighed as I turned around and shut the door behind me.
I wouldn't usually be lounging around my apartment on a Friday night, I would be out with my friends doing things, but tonight I just felt like going to bed. After I had climbed into bed, making sure to brush my teeth, I turned on the tv to give me some background noise. I didn't really watch it, I mostly just stared at the ceiling and thought about things.
Why doesn't Addilyn get the hint?
Why hasn't Addilyn caught on to what I've been doing since high school?
Is she just that clueless?
All of these questions filled my head as I drifted off to sleep.