I was standing outside the hospital with Mark in front of me. He had turned around when I called his name.
"Hey Lex, what's up?" He asked me, but instead of answering him, I blurted out the stuff that I had been holding in for years.
"I love you...oh god, my god, that just came f-f-flying out of my face. I-I-I love you and I-I-I just did it again." I laughed nervously and not long after that, I began speaking again. It was as if I couldn't stop. It was like verbal diarrhea.
"I love you. I-I I love you, I do and I have been trying not to say it. I have been trying SO hard to just mash it down and ignore it and not say it and Jackson is a great guy. He is, he's gorgeous, and he's younger than you and doesn't have any grandkids or a baby with his lesbian BFFs and he's an Avery. And he liked me, you know? He really liked me. But it was never gonna work out because I-I love you. And I'm so in love with you. You're in me. You'r...