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The Hookup: Rain, Rain, Go Away!

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The Hookup: Rain, Rain, Go Away!

“I’m back! Do you have time to meet this week?” That’s exactly what I texted Mr. G as soon as I got back to New York from Boston. Well, not immediately. When I got off the bus I was greeted with pounding rain, and I refused to damage my phone by whipping it out during a torrential downpour. I have priorities, after all! Besides, I wanted to show Mr. G that even though I felt he was “The One,” I still had a busy social life. I was at nobody’s beck and call!

Well chicas, neither was Mr. G. After sending my message, I waited for his reply and got nothing. A day went by. Two days. Three. And still nada! I checked my phone repeatedly; secretly hoping a raindrop had fallen on the screen. I even slid off the back cover and took out the battery to investigate. The little white sticker was still white, which means his disregard had nothing to do with a messed up cell and more to do with Mr. G’s messed up self.

That was all I needed to back off. I was tired of the work, tired of initiating contact and most of everything else. That entire week it continued to rain. And the more it poured the more I cried. I was releasing the disappointment and sadness I had wrapped in optimism and hope. Rain washes all things away, and it was time for a Mr. G cleansing.

Originally published on Latina Magazine.

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of LoveSujeiry.com. She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto LoveSujeiry.com - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on Latina.com works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.

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