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She never meant to hurt him. Coming from the kind of woman she now considers herself, a cheating slut, someone who’s too big a coward to break up with the guy she’s with, even though she has someone great waiting, it doesn’t mean much.
As she prepares for her date with Cal, she can’t help but think of the façade her life has become. It shouldn’t surprise her that Paul dumped her, nor should it have surprised her that it still hurt.
If she saw him now, she’d insist she never meant to hurt him. She doubts he’d believe her.
Lauren Smythe. Original character.