The Fitting (Part 12)
(You respond to Jungkook’s request that you start dating for real.)
WARNINGS: 8500 words of angst. That is all.
The message notification on your phone jolted you awake and nearly caused you to fall out of bed. You were lying right at the edge of the mattress with Jungkook’s body pressed tightly against your back. When you first fell asleep, you were both lying in the center of the large bed, but as the night wore on, you would roll an inch away from him to sleep more comfortably and give yourself some breathing room. Although he was sound asleep, Jungkook somehow sensed your movement away from him and his body would immediately close the gap between the two of you until, eventually, there was no more room left to move.
Carefully, you slipped out of bed, grabbed your phone, and headed towards the bathroom. As expected, the text message was from your cousin checking up on your date last night.
10:17am (Seulji) How did it go? Was it fun? Did you fall in love with him yet?
10:20am (You) It went fine, he’s a fun guy but it’s just not the right time for me.
10:21am (Seulji) What? Why? I need details.
Details. You wondered if he would tell your cousin about the fact that you were seeing someone else or if he would just let it go. You didn’t even want to think about the conversation you would have to have with Seulji once she found out that you had another man all along.
10:23am (You) I have to jump in the shower right now. I’ll talk to you about it later.
You set the phone, face down, on the counter and could hear two more messages come through but you didn’t bother looking. Instead you turned on the water extra hot and stepped into the steaming shower, hoping to wash off your lingering guilt.