You slam your bedroom door shut and collapse to the ground in tears. Your cell phone vibrates, it was him calling again. You throw your phone across the room and curl up into a ball. You caught your boyfriend –ex boyfriend- Roderich cheating on you with your best friend. “How could they do this to me?” you wail out loud to yourself. You climb up to your bed and cuddle into your pillow trying to wipe away the endless tears. The phone starts to buzz again and you reach over and grab it. He was calling again, your just ignored it. A minute later he leaves his fifth apology voicemail. You sigh and shake your head, not knowing what to do.
Suddenly something hits your window and you flinch and look up. There was Gilbert staring out the window of his room with a smile and waving. You roll your eye and ignore him. He pouts, crumbles up another paper ball, and throws it hard at your window. You look up again. He’s holding up a notebook with big letters scribbled on it saying: what’s wrong?
You flick him off and try ignoring him again. Your phone starts to ring again, this time it was Gilbert. You answer, “Leave me alone. I don’t need your snarky comments today.” He sighs, “Hallo ________. I’m doing well thank you, how about you?” You just hang up the phone and flick him off again.
He types a text out and you groan when you realize he won’t leave you alone: I’m sorry; I promise I won’t make you mad. I just want to make you feel better. Tell me what’s wrong? You sigh and grab a notebook from your book bag and scribble some words onto the paper.
Roderich and I broke up. Happy? Leave it alone now. You flash it at the window and you can see him frown.
What did he do to you? I can kick his ass if that’s what you need. You think about it for a second then shake your head.
That won’t help anything. That’ll probably make things worse.
Did he treat you bad or something? What happened?
He cheated on me with my best friend. Apparently it’s been happening for a long time.
Oh, I’m sorry.
Yeah, me too. It took a while for him to think about what to write next. When you looked at his face you could see a mixture of anger and frustration.
Can I come over? You need a hug or something. (: You really didn’t want him in your house, especially since your parents were still awake. But you sighed.
Fine, but be quiet. My parents might come in if you be loud. You open your window and sneak him in. He was only in some sweatpants and a tank top and his fluffy hair was a bit messy. You stand there and stared up at him. “Well? Where’s my hug?” He smiles and wraps his arms around you. You snuggle into his chest and stay there for what seems like forever. He moves away and pulls you down on the bed with him. “Why don’t you start by getting rid of everything that he gave you?” You shrug; he did give you some nice (and expensive) things like jewelry and clothes. “I don’t really want to do that right now. Maybe tomorrow, too many memories with those things. You know what I mean?” He nods. Your phone buzzes again from another call.
Gilbert picks up your phone and answers it. “Hallo? Ja this is Gilbert. Nien… You domkupft how could you do that? So what, you had something special… Ja I’m with her…. She doesn’t want to talk to you… I’m helping her get over you. So why don’t you stop calling because you lost your chance already. Okay? Bye~” You stare at him and he tosses you your phone. “He won’t be mothering you anymore. You should probably delete all his texts and everything.” You nod. “Thanks…” It goes quiet for a bit. Gilbert wraps his arms around your waist and you cuddle into him. “How did you find out?” You go shudder a little thinking about it. “I went over to his house to surprise him and I found them… in the bedroom… So I waited outside for them to finish. When he came out and saw me he tried to make all these crazy excuses and that bitch just said ‘You didn’t give him what he needed and you always talked about how you were too scared to do it. And let me tell you, he loves it.’ That’s when I stormed out.”
His grip on you tightens. “Those dirty bastards. I knew he wasn’t good for you. Didn’t I try to warn you?” You shrug. “I thought you were just being bias since you didn’t like him.” It goes quiet again and you start to drift off a bit. You were almost asleep when your dad comes into your room. “________, we’re going to bed now. Fe- What the hell?!” You and Gilbert bolt. “Dad I can explain! It’s not what it looks like, really.” Your dad walks up to Gilbert and grabs him by the front of his shirt. “You bastard! What are you doing in my daughter’s room?!” He shoves him. “Get out of here!” He shoves him out the door and turns back to you. “What the hell were you thinking?! Letting that boy in the house, you should know better. I don’t ever want to see him over again, do you hear me?” “But dad, he was just trying to help me feel better! I swear nothing happened!” He just ignores you. “Did you hear what I said young lady?” You sigh, “Yes sir…” He turns to leave. “First thing tomorrow I’m putting a lock on that window.”
You cuddle into your pillow and look around your room. Tears start to flow down your cheeks again. “Damn it. Why does this have to happen…” You mumble to yourself. You see Gilbert in his room again.
You okay? Did you get in trouble?
Yeah, but it doesn’t really matter. Can I go over to your house when my parents fall asleep? I don’t want to be alone right now… He nods and you flop down on the bed. After a while you roll out of bed and change into your pajamas. You hear music coming from Gilbert’s room and he dances around in a silly way. You decided it was safe enough to leave and you sneak out and into his window. He stares you up and down and then smiles. You sit on his bed and sigh. “How can you even have a boyfriend with a dad like that?” You scoff a bit and mock your dad’s voice. “It’s okay because he’s a gentleman, and he has enough money to support you.”
He chuckles and pulls you up. “Him? A gentleman? He may dress like what but he’s a jerk.” You nod as you press against him. The two of you start to sway side to side with the beat of the music. You look up at him and he brushes your cheek with his hand. You blush and look away. “I’m tired. Can we just go to sleep?” He nods and turns off the music. You lay down in his bed and he just stands there staring at him. You then sit up, “You don’t mind me sleeping in here with you, right?” He shakes his head, “I don’t care, but I can’t promise to keep my hands off of you.” He winks and you flick him off. Gilbert crawls into bed and wraps his arms around you, pulling you closer. You cuddle into him and close your eyes.
“________?” You groan in response. “You’re just going to fall asleep? No good night kiss or anything?” You sigh and give him a kiss on the cheek, knowing he wouldn’t leave you alone until you did. “There. Good night.” You feel Gilbert pet your hair and his warm breath hits your face. You feel the warmth get closer and closer until you realize his soft lips were brushing against your own. You blush and press your lips harder against his. He pulls back and smiles. “Sorry…” you mumble. “________, would you consider me a gentleman?” You were a bit confused at the question. “No, why?” He sighs. “So there’s no way I can get your dad to like me?” You shrug. “You can try. You would have to be really good though. And if you buy me something expensive looking that would give you bonus points.” You giggle at the thought of Gilbert trying to be chivalrous. “Why do you care about what he thinks anyways?”
He doesn’t answer you so you look up at him. He had a soft gaze and a smile as he leans forward and gives you a light kiss. “Because I want to be with you. You don’t know how long I have been waiting for this chance. And when I found out you were with him I was devastated. So now that I can ask you, will you be my girlfriend?” You were speechless. A million thoughts raced through your head and tangled together causing a big ball of confusion. “Gilbert… I…” “Please say yes.” You shake your head. “But I just got out of this relationship and my dad and all this stuff. I just don’t know.” “I promise you I will treat you right with the most respect and love and loyalty that you have ever seen. And I may not have as much money but I will give you anything you want and I will always be there for you. And I wi-” “Okay!” You give him a quick kiss to shut him up. “I’ll give you a chance. Just let me sleep already.” He laughs and squeezes you tight. “Alright meine liebe, gute nacht. Sweet dreams.”