Many memories remain fuzzy, but incidents such as that day in the forest remain in crisp detail.It was late and my parents were asleep as we drove over to the house where T.
The teen years loom ahead and I've experienced too much to rest easily.How wonderful it felt to have an "adult" who valued our opinion; thought we were not just cute but interesting.I was wearing a Bundeswehr tank top I'd gotten at an Army supply store and faded jeans, a thrift shop crucifix around my neck.My mother, spying him from the front window, asked me how old he was."I don't know," I said.After awhile, my friend and her boyfriend disappeared, leaving T.Don't worry about being nice, or hurting someone's feelings: they'll get over it.
You don't have to wait, I want to tell her, until you have no choice.
Oh when I first read that I thought you said 24 years older.
Anyway newtype, I dated a 19 year old when I was 26.
You don't need to offer an explanation, even if someone asks you for one.
You can't just hang out with a guy and not expect him to get ideas, I told myself.
But as we sat there together in the sunshine, the wine buzzing my head, I suddenly felt …