Wasn’t really expecting a reply at all, but he texted me today.

Basically it said “I read your letter, I have been thinking about everything you wrote and I am willing to talk about things further if you are.” I gave it about an hour so I could think it over and then texted him back saying that I’m willing to talk as well. He asked what I was going to be comfortable with, a phone call or a face to face meeting and I said I’d rather talk in person. He’s away at a conference until Monday so we are meeting Tuesday evening.

Yeah, I really have no idea what to expect. I spent a long time on the phone to my best friend kind of freaking out but I think I owe it to myself to hear what he has to say. If he’s a total dick or tries to keep justifying his behavior, I will get up and walk out. That’s not what I’m showing up for, I know that much. I feel like I said my piece in the letter so now it’s just about seeing if it’s worth it to reopen the lines of communication any further.

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Please keep your fingers crossed for me. I’m going to do my best to not overthink it in the meantime. Also, I’m going to need more wine.