Last night in bed, I mentioned to JJ that I’d suggested AJ move to Minneapolis. I swear the temperature in the room dropped 20 degrees.

“What did he say?” JJ finally responded.

“Not much. I told you he quit his job, right? So why not get a fresh start somewhere else?”

“But why move where you’re going?”

I could hear the jealousy in his voice. “Why not? I’ll be there alone, remember? It would be nice to have my best friend there, too.”

“I thought I was your best friend.”

I saw that coming when the words were half out of my mouth. “You’re my lover, and I tell you everything.” Mostly. “But AJ and I go way back, and here’s news for you, I can have both you and him in my life without much problem other than what you give me over it.”

He rolled away from me. “Yeah, okay. Good night.”

I stared at the ceiling for a while. I knew AJ had a thing for me. Once in a while, he tempted me, and maybe I was being short-sighted and downright stupid to want him in the same city I was in, sans JJ, but the thought of being alone in St Paul scared me a little. It takes so long to build up contacts, figure out the great places to eat and shop and hang out. That would be a lot more fun with AJ around.

I bit back the apology I’d been about to make and closed my eyes. If AJ decided to move, I’d deal with it then.


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2 Responses to Jealousy

  1. Chris says:

    You’re going to have to change your blog header after you move…

  2. Gawd, you’re right. I hadn’t even thought of it. Hm…new header. What fun!

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