“I don’t think I can go on a day without seeing you, suītohāto. I’m addicted to you.”
Napatawa ako sa sinabi ni Katsuji. “Ano? Some researchers would disagree with you. Hindi ka puwedeng maaadik sa tao. Sasabihin nilang sa halip na pagkagumon ang nararamdaman mo ngayon, ito ay emotional dependence, which… I really doubt, though. You’re not that kind of person, are you?”
He snorted a little. “You tell me, but I do know what you mean. Like someone who has substance use disorder, I have an intense craving for you; I feel anxious and fearful if I don’t see you again; I’m prepared to neglect all my other relationships and responsibilities just to be with you and to have you by my side; I’m now thinking that my life just revolves around you; and I’m having withdrawal symptoms when I’m away from you. I can’t stand being apart from you, suītohāto.” Humina ang boses niya sa huling pangungusap.
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