I couldn’t help it, it was going to slip out at some point and I knew I would feel better if I just told Harry about it. But I couldn’t. I’d feel embarassed because Harry did tell me that Liam was going to hurt me. He warned me. ”Noth-” I began.
Just then the front door opened and I turned to see Liam standing at the doorway with a sad look on his face.
"Bella, I’m so sorry. Please forg-"
I quickly interrupted him. “I- Liam.. It’s okay, it’s okay. Listen, the spaghetti wasn’t that bad. It was good, it’s just that it made me sick, that’s all. Don’t be sorry.” I glared at him.
He stared at Harry and I, confused. Harry looked at me before I pulled away from his arms and bit my bottom lip that had been quivering minutes ago.
"Oo-kay.." Liam said quietly. Harry smiled at me and put his arm around my shoulder. Good, he fell for it, I thought.
Liam stared at Harry and I, I would sense some kind of jealousy coming from him. But I’m pretty sure he was thinking we were just friends. Which.. we were.
Besides the fact that we fucked a while back, but no one had to know about that.
"So, Harry why are you here again? I thought you were going to be out with the mates? Are you going to leave again? Soon?" I asked innocently but I knew he knew that he had interrupted something between Bella and I. He’s stupid if he didn’t get the point by now.
He tightened his arm around her and she watched me with those dark brown eyes of hers. I couldn’t help getting jealous. I knew they were friends but I didn’t like it. They were to good of friends. Sometimes it seemed like Harry really did like her, unless he was just doing it to get at me and make me jealous.
"Because I had plans with Bella and I wanted to hangout with her, Dad. Any other questions?" He said. Smartass.
"Fuck off." I muttered under my breath and walked over to the kitchen.
"He’s an idiot. You wanna go up to my room and watch a movie or something? And just catch up. We have a lot of catching up to do, Bella.” Harry said quietly into my ear as we watched Liam walk into the kitchen.
I still felt the lump in my throat. Liam had hurt me. I didn’t want to be here but if I wanted to keep Harry as a friend and not look like a stupid girl that hadn’t listened to a single word of what he had warned me about then I would have to stay and make the most of it. Harry was here now, It would be better.
"Yeah, sure. Let’s go." I said then watched Liam look over at me and frown. I looked away and walked up the stairs with Harry.
As we walked into his navy colored room with clothes all over the floor, Harry closed the door behind us and smiled widely.
I sat on his bed and watched him take his shoes off and brush his curls out of his eyes.
"Is something wrong, love?" He said then sat down next to me. I shook my head and looked down. I guess I wasn’t that hard to read when something was wrong with me.
"N-No.. Just tired." I muttered, I even rubbed my eye and tried to yawn then failed miserably.
"Oh, Well then let’s lay down.." He said slightly awkwardly.
I nodded and laid myself back against his comfortable bed. He laid down beside me and put his arm around my shoulder. I moved closer to him and threw my arm around his body and squeezed him as hard as I could.
I heard him chuckle and pat my back. “You sure nothing’s wrong? You seem a little quiet? I know you’re tired and all but-“
"I’m good, Harry. I’ve just missed you. You’re my best friend and I don’t ever want you to think less of me. Because of the thing’s I do, because of the things I say, my actions, nothing. I don’t want to lose you."
He stayed quiet for a long moment then sighed and I felt his eyes focus on my face as I laid my head down against his chest, I watched his chest rise up and down slowly as he breathed.
"You’re not going to lose me, Bella. I assure you that. I was afraid I had already lost you to Liam."
The knot in my throat came back and I swallowed as hard as I could. “W-why would you think that?”
"Because of the way you look at him, Bella. The way you’re always so smiley and happy and always laughing around him. It’s as if he’s your favorite person in the world. I mean, I know you would never go for someone like him anymore. Especially after everything I’ve already told you about him and everything in the past, all his history with girls. You’re not stupid. I was just afraid. I’m glad it’s not like that though."
I simply nodded, I was basically lying to his face and I was hating every second of it. I then felt him kiss my forehead.
"You’re my Bella." He sighed and I felt myself slowly drifting off into sleep. He hugged me tighter and we both fell asleep safe and sound in each other’s arms.
I had to apologize again. It was killing me inside. This was going to be my only chance for me to be able to have Bella hear me out and actually listen to what I had to say. I didn’t know what she was talking about earlier about my food making her sick, maybe it did, I don’t know but I had to do it.
I took a deep breath and walked up the stairs, I chewed on my cheek and walked towards Harry’s room and slowly turned the knob and walked in. Before I could even see them, I started to speak.
"I know I’ve already said it but, I’m sorry Bella. I shouldn’t have kissed you and I shouldn’t have taken you on that date if I still had a girlfriend, I shouldn’t have done that, I realize that but please give me another chance to prove to you that I’m changing. I’ll change for you, you make me want to change. I don’t care about anything or anyone else anymore, I just need you to give me another chance, I’m falling for you Be-" I stopped for a moment and realized that Harry and Bella were in bed, hugging each other, half awake. Harry glared at me and then stared at Bella and rubbed his temple.
"What the fuck are you doing? What are you talking about, Liam?" Harry asked me then Bella sat up and shook her head. Atleast I knew she had heard everything I had said.
"Lia-" She began.
"No, Bella. Please just let me prove it to you, I’ll change. I really like you Bella and I don’t want to hurt you."
Harry shook his head and stared in confusion at both of us.