It started with a Facebook post:
“I don’t know if I can be alone right now. I think back to what that was like and I just don’t think I can do it. I’ve heard a lot of people say it’s good to be on your own every now and then, but I don’t think I’m cut out for it.”
Alicea was surprised to feel her heart go out to Sven. Back when they were in school together, she would have rolled her eyes at his melodramatic tendencies, but they had remained Facebook friends and she had seen how much he had grown over the years.
So, when she saw this post, she did something she never would have done when they were in school: she gave him the attention he was looking for. Looking back on it, Alicea would think that had been her first mistake.MORE +