02.09.2007 (Friday), 06:39 AM

Love Addict

...in real time...

< the phone rings >

me: hello?
he: i've got a problem...i think i'm addicted.
me: oh man...to what?
he: well, you know...
me: no, tell me.
he: there's this...um...person...
me: ok, c'mon the first step is to admit that you have a problem...
he: ok, i have a problem...i can't sleep, i can't eat, i'm sick...
me: sounds like you're love-sick?
he: i guess. yeah. love-sick.
me: different than addiction. well, sort of...
he: so then, i don't need a 12-step? < laughs >
me: no. you need one step: breathe. now go get something to eat.
he: < laughing > ok, ok...talk to you later.
me: bye

< hangs up phone >

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