Ok. It’s been 3 weeks since Ashton and Stephanie first got together. Just wanted to let you know so you aren’t confused. Also, this chapter might be hard to follow because I’m switching the pov a few times. Sorry.

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Chapter 15.

(Three weeks after they got together. Thursday afternoon)

-Stephanie’s pov-

I was hanging out with Lacey today. She was at my house and we were talking about me and Ashton.

“He’s got all these secrets he’s hiding from me but when I ask about them he doesn’t want to tell me.” I sighed.

“It is kind of weird. I don’t think he’s cheating though. You guys are moving a little fast. He’s a mysterious guy Steph. I think he’s looking out for you. You should talk to him about it.” she said.

“I know. I’m scared to talk to him about stuff though because he gets angry really easily.” I said.

“It’ll take time. Where is he now?” she asked.

“He’s at his boxing practice. We’re hanging out at his place tomorrow night.”

“Talk to him then. Ask him why he gets so protective.” she said.

Ashton has been getting really protective lately. We’ve been dating for almost three weeks now and he’s getting super protective. We used to talk walks at night together but now he’s getting worried to go out too late with me.

“Ok. I’m just nervous. This is my first real relationship.” I sighed.

“Everybody’s nervous and awkward in their first relationship. Remember me in my first relationship? I was constantly worried.” she chuckled.

“Yeah I guess you’re right. Thanks Lacey.” I pulled her in for a hug and she hugged me back.

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(A week before now)

-Ashton’s pov-

I was at home watching TV when my phone buzzed in my pocket. I pulled it out and saw that it was from a blocked number.

From: Blocked

We know you’ve got that Stephanie girl. We’ve had our eyes on her for a while. If I were you I would keep that girl close to you at all times. We’re watching her. Tell nobody of this text message.

I had no idea who this person was but they sounded creepy. It freaked me out a bit. I decided that I would have to protect Stephanie and be more careful with her. I can’t risk her getting hurt.

I went to Stephanie’s name in my contact list and called her really quick.

“Hey babe.” I said.

“Hey. What’s up?” she asked.

“Nothing. Are you doing anything?” I asked.

“No.”

“Can you come over?” I said.

“Sure. I’ll be there in about ten minutes.” she said.

“Ok. Love you.”

“Love you too.”

I hung up and put my phone back into my pocket.

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(Ok so now it’s 3 weeks after they got together. It’s Friday night and Stephanie is at Ashton’s)

-Stephanie’s pov-

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