100 Word Challenge for Grown-Ups – Week 28 – My Best Friend

She’d been my very best friend since school. We were always there for each other through good times and bad. It was only natural that she should be my Chief Bridesmaid and Godmother to our little girl. It was a bonus that she got on so well with you too. I could not have coped if she hadn’t liked my choice of husband. She stayed single. Never found the right man. The telltale signs were there but I didn’t see them until too late. You bought her what I really wanted for Christmas. Then hand in hand you both left without a backward glance.

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7 responses to “100 Word Challenge for Grown-Ups – Week 28 – My Best Friend

  1. What a great story.The line, 'You bought her what I really wanted for Christmas.' summed up a lot of heartache.

  2. This is so sad. A whole life story in 100 words – brilliant.

  3. This is so sad – I agree with mjshorts, you bought her what I wanted for Christmas has to be the most heartwrenching line this week.

  4. Agree with previous comments; sad indeed. Well done for wrapping it up so neatly within the word count.

  5. Oh my word, heart renching! . . . Well written

  6. I love this. It's a perfect little story with a twist at the end. Excellent.

  7. Oh no! how sad! I did not expect THAT at all! great writing to surprise your readers like that! Bit of a bummer for her!

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