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Trying to Get over Us: A Short Story Essay

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Veronica lied at the back of the car, waiting impatiently for Jon to come. She was still scared, but not as much as before. Knowing Jon, she was sure that he had everything under control.
Without warning, a pile of clothes fell on top up of her, causing her to shoot up to fully understand why and how all her clothes made their way to her. She saw Jon opening the door to the driver's side, looking completely angry, more than anything she ever saw from him. "Are you alright?" she question. She never really expected an answer from him, but she just felt like asking.
Just as she'd expected, he didn't answer. She wasn't going to force him to, since that would just cause him to blow up. However, she wanted to ask him what happened and why he was
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"Can we just stop talking about this?" she said, trying her hardest to erase all thoughts of what happened earlier.
He nodded and rubbed her leg a little more before removing it. "Sorry, sorry. I didn't mean to upset you. Just forget I ever said anything." They were both silent after that, and he didn't like it. He really didn't mean to ask that question, since he knew that this would happen. That wasn't what he needed at the moment, seeing as he was going to spend a lot more time with her.
Veronica could feel the tears forming in her eyes as images of every violent encounter with Andrew flooded her mind. She accidentally let out a choked sob, causing Jon to look back at her for a quick second.
His hand moved back to its previous spot in an attempt to calm her down. "It's going to be alright, I promise." When he said that, he meant it. There was no way that he was going to let him come back into her life.
"No, it's not going to be alright Jon. That's what I thought for a while, but he came back and almost killed me," she sobbed. As much as she wanted to say that it was all over, it never was, and it never will be. "I just wish that everything would work out for once."
"Everything will work out. You just have to be patient."
Jon and Veronica arrived at his house a few hours earlier. Veronica had already settled after he explained to her why she was staying there, and Jon was relaxing in the couch in his boxers, just watching TV.
Veronica was
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