"Did you ever feel so lonely that it curdled your blood in fear?"

"Yes. Every moment I spent with him. Every night I slept with him. Every chat I shared with him. I never felt so lonely, so terrifyingly alone in my entire life. I never knew a person could terrify you so much by doing nothing; he could make you feel so small as if you didn't exist. As if he hugged me and emotionally abandoned me at the same time. And the worst part is, I let him.