Learning To Love You More




Assignment #37
Write down a recent argument.

Echo Park, California USA



A: What is wrong?
A: nothing is wrong.
A: No, tell me...
Aimee( tears welling up): Nothing!
(Adam rolls eyes and pauses and begins to walk away)
A: Well, ok, there is something.
A: What?
A: why are you being like this?
A: Being like what?
A: Like, ignoring me all night. We slept together on Tuesday and you've just been weird all night...
A: What the- what the fuck are you talking about?
A: This. I mean...I don't get it. You were all normal and happy on Tuesday and then I pour out my heart to you and like, I get no response. I see you the other night and everything is cool and now you're being weird and ignoring me.
A: I'm on tour! I'm hanging out with my friends! What the fuck? Now I feel like an asshole. I don't want to feel like an-
Aimee (tears welling up, voice shaky and cracking): I'm not saying you're the asshole. I don't think that, this is just so not like you! It's really fucking me up...I'm sorry..I'm really sorry
A: Don't cry. I have nothing but the utmost respect and admiration for you. Nothing is wrong.
A: Will you sit down?
A: No, I can't, I got to take my sister home...do you- do you want to come over?
A: No, I don't know...just please sit down (crying)
A: I can't. I gotta take Danielle home. And now I feel like an asshole...
Aimee(sobbing): I just don't know what's going on. It's like you've been ignoring me. I don't know if you think that was a mistake or-
Adam ( exhausted, looking around the party to see who is looking): No! I think it's all in your head.
A: ok. ( curls up on couch hides face and begins to cry quietly)
A: I gotta go. I'll call you later. (strokes Aimee's hair lightly and quickly)