I’m a blabbermouth. I talk a lot and I, most of the time, talk too fast. My mouth can’t even keep up with the thoughts in my head. So it was a bit, I mean BIG, challenge for me to be with my man-of-few-words boyfriend.
Don’t get me wrong, even though I love talking and hearing stories, I still love my very quiet boyfriend. I love him whether he speaks or not. I love him in his silence and in his rare “chatty” moments.
But there are just times, that silence makes a talkative girlfriend crazy. So here are some of the things that are running through my head when I’m with my silent boyfriend.
1. I’m a nagger? Am I?
Since I am the only one talking, I feel like I’m starting to become a nagger and he is my willing nagged-victim.
2. Oh no! I think he’s bored. What am I gonna do? Help!
I’ve been talking for like eternity and he doesn’t say a single word. He was just staring at me, at the ceiling, at his coffee, at the wilderness.
3. What the hell is wrong with this guy?
If someone were to grant me a super power, I would read minds. And I will open his brain and dissect every single part of it.
4. Please speak up. Say something. Anything!
I don’t care if it is about that sexy chick or your asshole boss, but please talk to me. Anything you want to talk about, I will listen and if you want I can also give my two cents.
5. You answered my question with a single nod and ok, that’s it?
I’m running out of things to say, and questions to ask. I just want to hear your voice. So please say something, please stop staring and just say something.
6. Speak up! I don’t have anything to say anymore.
If you don’t speak up, I might say things that I might regret and we will end up fighting. And we both know we don’t want that.
7. This silence is making me crazy.
Five minutes have passed since I stopped talking. And it is the longest five minutes of my life and I’m going crazy.
8. I should start to master the art of silence.
I love you so much that I’m planning to take a masters in loving silence.
9. I don’t want to admit it, but I’m getting bored with you not talking.
My hands are now itching to get my phone and start scrolling on my Facebook and Twitter, or text my friends and ask them how’s the effing weather, while you are beside me.
10. Let’s play a game.
How about a tic tac toe? Uhmm, no i’m not good at it. How about crossword? Pretty lame? How about pick a boo? Alright too childish. Aahhhh. Stepping on a lego is much easier than this. How about the first one to talk, wins? Augh.
11. I think we need to go.
I want to be with you and stay with you a little longer. But if you keep on being so quiet, I think we need to head out.