Natalie frowned when he pushed her away from him, feeling a little hurt by the gesture. She looked into his eyes again for a moment, and then looked back down at the counter in front of her, pulling in a quick breath. More than a little hurt.
She avoided his gaze as he spoke, trying not to show how him how hurt she was, but failing abysmally. When he finished speaking, she looked up at him with watery eyes, blinking rapidly to keep the tears from spilling over.
She shouldn't care so much.
Why?," she thought to herself, biting down on her lip as she watched him. She gave him a small smile and nodded. "Fine," she whispered.