Why Does the Universe Hate Me?

A RomCom Tale of First Dates

A. N. Tipton
Fictions
Published in
9 min readMar 7, 2024

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Photo by Alfonso Scarpa on Unsplash

The Beatles sang Blackbird softly in the background as I waited at the bar of the restaurant. My foot tapped to the beat of the music as I surveyed the various couples scattered around candle lit tables. Why did I allow myself to be talked into this? It had been almost a year since the finalization of my soul sucking divorce. I needed a man like a I needed a hole…

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A. N. Tipton
Fictions

I am a Writer, a Lover of Books, a Mother & an Usui Reiki Master who loves to read & write & all things Universal. Words move me, inform me, inspire me.