Is Social Media Creating Social Anxiety?

I was out and about in my hometown recently doing a little shopping. I noticed a friend I’ve known for rather a long time who appeared to look at me and then head in the opposite direction. As it transpired, I needed to go somewhere that was in the same general direction as where he’d … Continue reading Is Social Media Creating Social Anxiety?

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Nine

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. It felt like every single set of eyes was on him as he walked through the town centre; as though everybody knew that he had a girlfriend and he was going to meet another woman for coffee without her knowledge. What a bad man! Niall saw … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Nine

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Eight

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Claire left for the hen party later that evening. She’d be gone for the whole weekend, which left Niall to do whatever he wanted. He’d already half-arranged to go for a few beers with Lewis, who was now married with a daughter. Life had most definitely … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Eight

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Seven

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. THREE AND A HALF YEARS LATER For a little while, Niall actually managed to make an honest woman of the wildly promiscuous Fiona. After accepting being the other guy for a while, happy not to be in anything too serious, it was Fiona who finally made … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Seven

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Six

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Chantelle didn’t respond to the message. Days passed and Niall didn’t hear from her at all in any way. He’d clung onto a vain hope that she might change her mind after a little time to think. It became apparent rather soon that she definitely wasn’t … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Six

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Five

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. He was just trying to be funny. At least that was what he told himself. His pride refused to allow him to admit that what he’d said was fuelled by pure envy; that there had been nothing funny or jokey about it. Why wouldn’t she just … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Five

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Four

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Niall went from feeling happy in love to a suspicious and jealous wreck after that night. Every time she went anywhere he’d immediately wonder who she was seeing and where she was going. He frequently checked C-MAC, Facebook, and other places to see when she was … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Four

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-One

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Niall worked mechanically and efficiently. His mind was consumed by nothing except the task at hand. When he was in the zone at work there was nobody better than him. Lunchtime was on fast approach and he’d got more done than anybody on the shop floor; … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-One

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Niall and Jenni ended the night somewhat inebriated, though in largely good spirits—aside from a momentary lapse where Niall became melancholy about the fact that Chantelle hadn’t responded to his message. They each fell asleep on the couch cuddled up and, despite their earlier moment, took … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty

Find Me a Find – Chapter Eighteen

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. The distance between Niall and Chantelle grew as the days passed. Every attempt Niall made to reduce the distance was met by Chantelle increasing it again. He asked to meet up and she declined. He sent text messages and the response would always be unnecessarily brief. … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Eighteen