To Bump.

by justkirsty

So, my engagement is over and I’m running on a freeway blindfolded.

What can I say about these weekends without him? Waking up in places I shouldn’t be (namely dorms I’m not allowed to be in with people I’m not allowed to know) and nearly doing things that I will regret.

I’ve never been a good self-loather. I stayed in my room for 2 years devastated and mourning the death of myself after being raped by some guy I prefer to forget. Then, I found myself in the military, doing things I had never thought I would ever have done (and, what I mean by this is marching. I have only shot at paper targets,) while engaged to a guy that inspired me to join.

And, now, I’m alone. How strange a thing, right? He broke up with me because of pressure for his parents (to not have half-Black children. Really.)

I can’t help but to feel powerless, loveless, heartless.

And where’s the motivation to get through any of this?— to get out of AETC after 2 and a half years and do something with my life?

There’s none. I’m not even disappointed that I’m stuck here. I can just work out until my heart explodes and diet until I can’t see myself anymore.

This nonchalantness… indifference….
it scares me.

This weekend was the last I’d see a bunch of people I know—
Clark, Tan-Tan, I’ll never see them again.
And all of my friends are leaving before me to Korea.

I’ll just be alone here. But, I’m used to that.

-K

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