Diary of Abuse by a Loved One Chapter 3 Page 22

sure what day it was or week it was. Mum had rung my work and gave some excuse about me falling down the stairs and being injured badly. Luckily, I didn’t have to go to the doctors to get a sick note, but at some point, it was clearly inevitable that I would need to resurface to the world and explain where I had been.

I didn’t have to worry about that for long though as Gavin soon came to the house and made sure I couldn’t stay hidden for long!

The front door was slammed on quite heavily one evening. I didn’t hear it at first, I must have been in one of my hibernation mode sessions of sleep.

I could hear mum shuffling around the corridors as dad wasn’t home. I took some time to get out of bed when I realised who it was.