They were madly in love.

So, when he dropped subtle hints about things he wanted her to do differently, she made changes without batting an eyelash. She became exactly what he desired, and the changes? Minor adjustments in their relationship.

But, he still walked out on her. Leaving her sobbing on her doorstep. He said he was unhappy. That she was so perfect, she had unfortunately become quite boring. His words, uttered so callously, were daggers in her heart for she was now in a peculiar predicament. 

She had successfully become Ms. Perfect, but she was no longer Ms. Right…


Written for 100 words hosted at Thin Spiral Notebook. The prompt was “peculiar“. Check it out!


14 comments on “Perfect

  1. Mel A Rowe says:

    Great word-played piece that made me think log after it’d been read. Nice work.

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  2. Joe says:

    A peculiar use of the word peculiar. I might have gone with something more along the lines of dickish, but hey – it works!

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  3. Kir Piccini says:

    Wow, this was so well written. I felt the hurt hit my own heart.

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  4. Tara R. says:

    So sad, but unfortunately, this happens too many times when someone changes everything for someone else. Thanks for joining in the !00 Word Challenge. I hope you come back often.)

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  5. KymmInBarcelona says:

    Cute play on words!


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