"It'll pass, it'll pass..."
Whispering those words to yourself over and over again did nothing to ease the aching pain in your chest. It was too much. Reality had come crashing down on you and you were certain the hole in your heart would never heal. Yes, you knew from the moment you downloaded the app that it was a game; you knew the characters didn't really exist.
But never did you expect this to happen.
You sat on the edge of your bed, pillow clutched tightly to your chest as you cried, a waterfall of salty tears cascading down your face. You could feel your lungs constricting, making it harder to breathe by the second. Your throbbing head had transformed into a heavy rock, weighing the rest of your body down.
Most of your friends had crushes, too; either on celebrities or on fictional characters, some even being lucky enough to find a partner in real life. They were harmless, though. Your friends were well aware that they could never have the person of their desires, and th