‘People are always making promises they can’t keep.’
‘Sometimes I just can’t work her out. What she says and does are two different things. And you never quite know where you stand. One minute you’re the best thing since sliced bread, the next the devil incarnate.’
‘And you’re surprised? She’s been like that since you met her!’
‘I know, but ... I just thought ...’
‘Stop trying to make sense of it; there is no sense. People are complex, messed up contrarians. They cheat, lie, moan, and conniver. And you better get used to it now you’re married!’
A drabble is a story of exactly 100 words.