Only a Week Since My Lover Left

Short Short Story #1 (breakups are confusing)

They’d only been apart for a week and already he had a new lover hanging off his arm. All I could do was follow them for several blocks before they slipped into the enormous ShakeShack near Times Square. All glass and escalators, I was tempted to continue, but I also had to get back to work.

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John McElhenney

John McElhenney

John McElhenney is an author, life coach, and musician who lives in Austin, Texas. He’s best known for his single dad blog, The Whole Parent. (wholeparent.org)