She picks up the phone to be asked, “Is it a good time?”. From just one question, the supposed to be 15 minutes phone call become a six hour catch up. It was a mix of light discussions, super lame jokes, unintended flashbacks, cheesy gratitudes, risky topics, unpopular opinions and heart-to-heart conversation.
“You see, I don’t think I can talk about this to the others. With you it’s easier. I trust you. You’re such an insightful and open-minded friend. Besides, I know I can tell you this because I know what you experienced and you know-”.
“Yeah, it’s hard. I’m sorry you have to go through all this,”
“We. I’m sorry that we have to go through that. Thank you so much, really.”
“Yeah. But have you seen the meme I sent?”