Testing the Waters - Jack Maynard
Request: Could you write a Jack imagine where he likes a girl in their friend group and she always jokes about liking Josh and everyone (like fans and stuff) think she actually does like him and jack thinks so too but everyone knows jack likes her and Conor finally makes them admit their feelings
Requests are OPEN!
A/N: I know, I know! I have been so shit lately! I’m so sorry for not writing but I’ve been watching Bones and it’s kind of taken over my life. I’m going to try to write as many as I can today and post them through-out the day/week. Sorry guys.
I also left out the fact that Conor makes them admit their feelings, I kind of switched it around but I did add Conor in there!
I hope you like it :)
“They’re totally dating.” “I’m in love with the look they give each other!” “They’re so cute!” It felt like you and Josh couldn’t go two minutes without someone commenting on how cute you two are. Your friendship with Josh was always one everyone questioned. They saw you as the best friends that would soon become more than friends and end up together. But in reality, your relationship with Josh was very different than people thought. He was a big brother to you, someone who valued, respected and protected you. You never went a day without talking and the thought of not having him in your life killed you. You understood why people questioned your friendship but at the end of the day, there was nothing romantic between you two.
“I can’t get over how many people actually think we’re dating.” You said to Josh as you and the boys hung around your apartment.
“Just picturing that actually happening is a dream come true.” Josh replied, sarcastically.
You two always managed to slide in some jokes about how people reacted to your friendship and some times, you do take it a little far. You definitely like to push the boundaries of how far you can take things, especially with the boys and their fanbase.
“Oh come on!” Joe yelled at your TV as he watched the game. You all had set aside the day to just hangout together without having cameras around.
“Alright,” You said, standing up. “I’m going to grab the food from across the street. Jack, come with?” Jack agreed to help you out and off you went.
The weather wasn’t the nicest, as it was transitioning from Winter to Summer but because the restaurant was just across the street, you didn’t bother to put a jacket or sweater on.
“Order for (y/n), please.” You said to the employee, smiling. The elderly woman smiled back before heading into the kitchen to grab your order.
“This place is really nice.” Jack said, looking around. You had just moved into a new apartment and hadn’t really had time to invite the boys over and show them around so you weren’t surprised Jack was taking it all in.
“I come here everyday…it’s probably really bad.” You laughed.
“So…you and Josh…what’s going on there?” Jack asked, out of the blue.
“Order for (y/n).” The employee called, cutting you off.
“I’ll take this, love.” Jack offered, helping you out. You took one bag in your hand and he took the other two in his.
“You two are adorable, definitely a good looking couple.”
“Oh we’re not-” “No, we’re just-” You and Jack said at the same time, cutting each other off. You looked over at him and you could feel your cheeks heat up.
The thing with Jack was that you could never figure him out. He loved going to the bar and getting with random girls he wouldn’t remember but he loved the thought of being in a relationship as well. He would treat you like a girlfriend and there were many moments you thought he would actually try to kiss you but he never followed through. You didn’t understand how he felt towards you. Were you just friends? Was there more? Would he ever try anything with you?
“Well that was new.” You said, as you and Jack walked back towards your building. No one had ever said anything about you and the other boys before; it had only ever been Josh. “But thinking about it, we definitely would be good looking together.”
You would always drop little hints about being a in relationship with Jack just to test the waters. You wanted to see his reaction and see if you could figure out what was really going on in his head.
“Would it be weird though…with Josh?” He asked, avoiding eye contact with you.
“Josh and I are just friends. Sure, we make jokes but there’s someone else I’d rather go for.” You looked over at him and he was still avoiding eye contact so you lightly bumped your should against his and waited for his reply.
“Yeah.” You confirmed. “I mean…if you don’t feel the same, it’s cool.”
“Friday, 8pm, I’ll pick you up.” You smiled to yourself as the elevator doors opened and there stood Conor.
“Jesus, I thought you guys got lost or something.” He said, grabbing one of the bags from Jack’s hand. “Did I miss something here?” He asked, noticing the atmosphere.
“Don’t worry about it.” Jack said, exiting the elevator, with a laugh escaping his mouth.