Yes, unfortunately there will be a “part 2”… but for now…
Last month, my niece was having her graduation party. She lives 2 hours north of here and I haven’t seen her in awhile.
Party day came and I couldn’t do it. Partly because of my phobia and partly because of recent problems with Gman – it was his sister’s daughter who graduated – I hate being fake and phony – I won’t do it.
I didn’t want to go and hang out by myself - Gman had recently confessed my appearance embarrasses him (another story). How could I go with him when I know he feels this way?
Gman worried about what his family would think about him going alone. I was angry because I wanted to go to the graduation ceremony the week before. He wouldn’t let me because he had a softball game and what would his family think if I went alone. He also wanted to take my car to the game… he rarely ever drives his own (another argument).
In the end, he went to the party alone. I don’t know what he said about me not going, but I’m sure it wasn’t flattering.
I don’t feel the need to tell them “my side of the story”. They’re his family after all and really, I don’t feel the need to throw my drama on anyone.
I’m hoping this is just a bump… another bump, only a bump.
So I guess I didn’t lie, he did… still, doesn’t make me feel any better.