I bit down on my knuckles so hard that blood came out. The boat was rocking on the shifting waves. The smell of the rotten fish and the motion of the boat made me feel nauseous enough that I wanted to throw-up.
Merriam-Webster defines courage as the ability to do something one knows is difficult or dangerous. Not to insult Merriam-Webster or anything, but Atticus Finch from Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird has a better definition.
It all began with my first girlfriend, Taylor. We were both each other’s firsts, and neither of us knew what to do in our relationship. When we first met, we warmed up to each other quickly and could talk about so many things.