(100 word challenge)
“You’ll find someone perfect for you!” Katrina clasped Heather’s hand and gave it a squeeze as they walked the densely populated beach together.
“But you don’t understand the violation that is. I like who I am. I look forward to grad school, to writing, to my own place.”
“I didn’t mean – I guess I was self-projecting.”
“No worries. A new partner is what you’ll find when you are healed. Healthy attracts healthy and he will be a good man. As for me, I am single-minded. I really am happy.”
They hugged, both facing a new beginning.
“Cheers,” they whispered, smiling.