The Dominican Republic Early Friday Essays
I needed more time alone to think. My inability to resist Brian was scaring me, but my reaction to his touch disturbed and confused me.
If not for Liz’s phone call while at the beach, I would have let him take me right there. I needed to talk to Liz soon. She’ll help me see things clearer and will bring a new approached.
Picking up my cell phone, I dialed Liz number and greeted her warmly when I heard her comforting voice. “Hello Liz.” She responded, “Hi stranger. After our talk last night, I was a little worried about you.” “Liz, I want to apologize again for not calling you sooner, but I didn’t know what to say. All I know is that I need to put some distance between Brian and me soon. I am hoping to leave the Dominican Republic early Thursday because between my breakup with John and reconnecting with Brian, I am feeling anxious. I don’t know what to do.”
After a short pause, Liz uttered, “I guess this is not a good time for me to tell you that John called me last night asking if I knew where you were. I didn’t know what he wanted and he did not volunteer any information, but he seemed distressed.” “Maybe Nicole dumped him.” I joke. She laughed and murmured, “That would be ironic after what he put you through for her.”
After a short pause I continued. “Some days I want to see him so badly and other times I can’t imagine surviving a meeting…