I’m a Bad Friend

Katie Dutch — used with permission

I fell asleep while we were texting. I meant to message you back in the morning. I was excited to catch up with you. I woke up overwhelmed with anxiety and hadn’t slept well. I tried to throw myself into the day and promised I’d get back to you. I didn’t want to bring my depression to the conversation.

I’ve been meaning to message you. It’s been so long since we talked. I want to. I want to call you and hear your voice. But by the…



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