[A/N: Ok everyone, sorry i havent updated in a while. a lot of things are goin on around here lately and i dont know when im gonna put out chapter 6 but ill try and make it soon ok? so anyways here is the what? 5th chapter? I forgot, lost count lol just playin. Anyways, i hope you guys like the story so far. Its just gonna keep going (not forever, mind you. lol) enjoy yourselves and here's chapter 5]

9:16 pm, Saturday, April 10

I told Jimmy about everything Nick had done. I told him how Nick was a horrible date and only wanted to talk about himself. Then how he smacked me and threatened me when I told him I didn't want to be his girlfriend. How he would yell at me and get mad so suddenly. How he pushed me onto the pavement and kicked me. And then I told Jimmy about what had just recently happened.

"Oh God, Cindy. Why didn't you tell anyone sooner?" Jimmy asked me as soon as I finished my story.

"He was going to hurt me, Jimmy. If I said anything, Nick would've found some other way to hurt me even more." I managed to get out without sobbing.

"You know we gotta tell your parents, right?" Jimmy questioned.

"Yeah, I know." I said, barely holding back another burst of tears.

"Come here," Jimmy said comfortingly and he pulled me into a hug. I just dug my face into the crook of his neck and cried softly while he held me.

I came back to my house for a little while. I didn't tell my parents yet. I wanted Jimmy to be there with me when I did. I went into my room and decided to write in here for a little while. I stopped writing after 20 minutes and went back outside. I crossed the street and went over to Jimmy's house. He answered the front door and we walked over to my house.

We walked inside and I called my mom and dad to come into the living room. Meanwhile, Jimmy sat down in a lounge chair. When both my parents were finally in the room and had sat down, I told them everything Nick had done. They said they wanted to press charges against him. I didn't argue about that at all but I'm not getting involved. I'm just gonna say what I have to say and then get past all of this. I don't want to have to deal with it even if it's over.

::When you're feeling lost in the night, when you feel your world just ain't right. Call on me, I will be waiting, count on me, I will be there. Anytime the times get too tough, anytime your best ain't enough. I'll be the one to make it better, I'll be there to protect you, see you through. I'll be there and there is nothing I won't do::

Jimmy stayed at my house to keep me company. We had a late lunch together that basically consisted of sandwiches and potato chips. We were sitting at the little table in the kitchen.

"Cindy?" Jimmy said as I was just getting ready to take a bite of my sandwich. My beautiful, ham and cheese sandwich with mayo and mustard.

"Yeah?" I asked and took the bite.

"Are you sure you're going to be okay? I mean, all the stuff you've gone through...I know it's a little late but I'm worried about you," Jimmy said.

He was worried about me! How sweet is that? Well, he IS worried about me...he's kinda late. But that doesn't matter. It's still sweet!

I smiled, chewed up sandwich in my mouth, but I smiled. "Thanks Jimmy. I'm gonna be fine, ok?"

"Yeah," he didn't seem too reassured but he settled and took a bite of his turkey sandwich.

By the time that all of that stuff was over, it was around 6:30 pm. My parents had decided to go ahead with pressing charges against Nick and they went to some legal firm or something. I forgot what they told me.

Me and Jimmy watched a movie in the living room together. It was this romantic comedy called "The Truth about Cats and Dogs". It was funny in some parts, I liked it. It was about this woman who talked on a radio show and this guy phones up and he wants to meet her. She's afraid he won't like how she looks so she describes her neighbor to him. Then her neighbor has to pretend to be her.

::I'm a woman, Lord knows it's hard. I need a real man to give me what I need.

Sweet attention, love and tenderness. When it's real it's unconditional. I'm tellin y'all.

Cause a man just ain't a man if he ain't man enough to love you when you're right, love you when you're wrong. Love you when you're weak, love you when you're strong. Take you higher, when the world's got you feelin low. He's givin you his last, cause he's thinkin of you first. Givin comfort when he's thinkin that you're hurt. That's what done when you really love someone. I'm tellin y'all::


My parents got back home by the time the movie was over. It was going on 8 and Jimmy had to go home.

"See ya," I said.

"Bye," He walked out the door.

I went up to my room and got online. I looked down my buddylist and saw Nick. He was online. I went into setup and I deleted his screen name from my buddylist.

8:45 am, Sunday, April 11th

Woke up about 40 minutes ago. Nothing to do since everyone's still asleep and it's kind of early to go hang out with friends.

I went into the kitchen and looked through the cabinets for something to eat. I found a package of bagels and took 2 of them out. I put them in the toaster and went into the fridge to get some butter.

The bagels were done before I even closed the fridge. I got a paper plate from the drawer by the fridge and put the bagels on it. I sat down at the kitchen table and started spreading butter over the bagels.

I can't stop thinking about what's going to happen with this situation with Nick. Are they going to put up a restraining order? Send him to a different school? Or just get money from his parents and leave everything the way it is. Thinking about this is driving me crazy. I gotta stop, I know. But who could stop thinking about something like this?

Jimmy's on my mind, too. He was so sweet and comforting, it's unbelievable. Well, I was upset and he had good reason to be concerned and stuff. God, I hope he likes me the way I like him. Why can't I just tell him? Why can't I just tell him...? It's obvious he cares about me. Or at least, now it's obvious. But, how much does he care....?

I finished eating my bagels and threw the plate in the trash can. I put the butter back in the fridge and went upstairs. I took a quick shower, and then I went into my room.

[A/N: sorry it didnt have any really exciting moments but its moving on to the more romantic side of the story if ya knows whats i means ;) lol and if you're wondering why this chapter is so short, don't worry, I'm considering this chapter my short and sweet chapter. I'll extend them in future chapters. R&R]