Dear Therapeutic Girlfriend,
Last night I had trouble sleeping. The pain in my left arm was getting worse and my chest felt uneasy. A thousand words and songs were rushing through my head. Turns out the 'off' switch was broken. But then I thought of you and it stopped. Everything went quiet.
Last night I used you to fall asleep. What little memories we made together in a small town. I was miserable then. I used the constant floating images of your face from our infrequent Skype sessions. I used you to fall asleep last night. And I woke up drenched in you.
Now all I think about is booking the nearest flight I can afford with my peanuts to your city. See you and how you are. I never did book the flight. I am scared. I fear a lot of things. But I've never been more terrified of anything than the thought of you in front of me. I guess that's partly the reason I chose an open letter. The other part being I'm terrible at saying things... Oh, and 'timing'! I almost forgot to bash 'timing'. That jerk-face was never on my side.
And yet, here I am. Flicking my pen across my desk. Excel file, notepad and my heart open in front of me. I would like to go to your city. Even if it was just to steal a good bye kiss from you when I left. Heart racing like a Ferrari engine.
I should go now. I was never good with good byes.
Almost 2 years back you said I was your therapeutic boyfriend. Looks like I need the therapy more.
Your friend always,
Agnishekhar Chakraborty (@theindiary)
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