Everyone Else - Part 15twentyGenre: josei, m/m, drama, psychological, mature, contemporary, romance, road tripEveryone Else - Part 15 by citizencandy
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Another week goes by and he hasn’t seen Donnie at any of the usual spots. Charlie can’t even bring himself to go to the café. Work piles up on his desk and he cannot afford pointless distractions from his job. He thought Donnie would be perfect since he always seems to hide behind an immutable mask of nonchalance and general disinterest in anything that wasn’t trivial. Donnie has made his choice too -- he walked away after seeing who he really was. Charlie shuffles the papers before him with more force than necessary and thumps them hard on the desk to ensure they are neatly stacked on all sides. It was Donnie’s fault anyway for having displaced naïve illusions about him. Charlie sighs and pinches the bridge of his nose. People must always hide who they are -- it’s only natural etiquette. This shouldn’t even be an issue.
When he was a child,
Everyone Else - Part 13Genre: josei, boys love, drama, psychological, mature, contemporary, romanceEveryone Else - Part 13 by citizencandy
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He hasn’t been back to his favourite bird-feeding spot since his rejection from Donnie. We absolutely cannot understand each other, Charlie thinks.
Midday rolls by and the chill air that has pervaded the office since this morning has persuaded Charlie’s stomach that anything more substantial than a Snickers bar would effectively warm him up. In order to avoid any social action that isn’t strictly necessary, he swiftly ducks outside with his lunch box.
It’s no secret even to Charlie that he does not have much in the way of emotions or affect (things like body language such as smiling, touching others during conversation, the types of ways most people express themselves without words). If he is being himself, most people find this unsettling. And so he shies away from the swarming faces with concealed judgment, and withdraws into the shelter of his own mind where he recuperat
Everyone Else - Part 12Genre: drama, psychological, mature, contemporary, romance, m/mEveryone Else - Part 12 by citizencandy
Contains self harm
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His stomach hurts, and it’s not the kind that can be fixed with Advil and a good night’s sleep. Charlie runs a nail along the tight stitches stapling his skin together as if to test its durability. He winces and pulls back from the tender flesh. Reliable enough, he thinks. Funny how every time he lands in a hospital it’s always at a turning point in his life. He takes a step back for a moment. In hindsight, it had been pointless -- no, naïve -- of him to seek out any one of his parents in a half-assed effort for validation. Everyone around him has become such shaky foundations of themselves that relying on them was equal to following sheep off a cliff. The blind leading the blind. His mother stabbing him in the gut was the last clue. People always get scared and run away; they always leave him behind while they obsess over themselves. He never wants to rely on anyone a
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