Paul: "we're not but if I keep on his good side then i'm golden, Jo." He said wrapping and arm around her shoulders, squeezing lightly. "You know you I love you and that I would do anything for you right? I'm sorry that you had to find out this way...I was going to tell you." He spoke, not even realizing he said that he loved her. His voice changed to a more softer, caring tone when he could sense something really was wrong with her. "Seriously, what's wrong?..."
Jo: "But you never know if something could happen." She placed her head on his shoulder and closed her eyes tightly trying to stop her tears. Hearing him say he loved her she tensed up and then calmed down. She didn't know how to respond to that but she just moved closer to him and curled up at his side. Looking up at him she shook her head and kissed his cheek. "Nothing, everything is okay now. I love you back Paul." Joanna smiled and placed her head back on his shoulder.
Paul: "i'm safe Jo. I do as I'm told and get my job done." He said, knowing that that probably wasn't comforting for her to hear. He wrapped his arm around her shoulders when she nuzzled into him, kissing the top of her head, When he felt her crying in his arms he pulled back and looked at her. "Hey. hey . hey. hey. hey. hey...What's wrong?" He moved them so that she could sit on the bed before taking a seat next to her.
Jo: "But how are we so sure about that?" she whispered shaking her head slightly. She didn't want to tell him how to live his life but she knew that she was a big part of it and she was going to try to talk him out of everything. Hearing him ask what was wrong she shrugged her shoulders. " N-nothing just forget it." She let her eyes close and wrapped herself around his body. She wanted to tell him to stop and just focus on her but she knew that wasn't going to happen any time soon.
Paul: "Jo, I swear on all that is holy i'm not using again. Just disrupting. I also can't promise that I won't sell again." He knew that she was going to get mad when he said that so he spoke before she even could. "Before you get mad i'm just being honest with you. Isn't that what you want? Honesty?" he said looking her in the eye. He reached up and wiped under her eye with the pad of his thumb. " I seriously am sorry that I lied to you from the bottom of my
heart and I won't lie to again, okay?"
Jo: felt the weight lift off of her shoulders. She was relieved that he wasn't using again, but she felt her heart drop when he said he couldn't stop selling. "Yes that's all I want is for you to tell the truth. Even if it pains me to know that you are selling as could get killed." She nuzzled into his chest and closed her eyes. "Okay." She whispered before letting all of the tears fall from her face letting his shirt get wet as well. She couldn't help the constant crying but she didn't want to know what life would be like without him in it.
Paul: "It just isn't okay? I don't....I don't use them anymore okay? I just sell when I'm told to." He knew explaining things wouldn't help anything. He could tell he had hurt her and he felt like shit about it. Joanna was possibly the only person who has really been there for him through everything and he knew that he had let her down. Paul knew that he would do anything to make it right between them. "He asked, well more like demanded I do it and you can't just say 'no' to him unless you want some serious consequences." he moved closer to her reaching out to touch her shoulder. "Jo, I'm sorry that I lied"
Jo: looked up at him as he spoke, not saying a word, just listening to him plead his case. "How many times have you said that to me? Do you MEAN it this time?" She whispered and flinched when he touched her. "Saying sorry and being sorry are two totally different things. I want you to promise me that you won't do anything anymore. Because if you do I swear to god Paul I will never speak to you again, and I mean it this time." She bit her lip and looked up at him, pushing a strand of hair from her face. Her tears soaking the shirt that she was wearing.
Paul: heard her explode on his, he stood there with a blank stare in his eyes. "FUUCCCCKKKK" he said in his head as he saw the phone on the pillow. "shit.shit.shit.shit.shit." was all he could think. He let her beat on his chest before he scratched the back of his head. "Jo..." He started to say. He knew there was nothing he could say to make this better. He had lied and broke her trust. "it's not as bad as it seems..." He said as he moved towards her a little bit.
Jo: looking up at him, her cheeks stained with tears. "Not as bad as it seems?" She wiped the tears from her eyes. "How is it not as bad as it seems? You know I hate liars and the person who I trust the most just lied to me." There was no way she was going to tell him that she loved him, not after she told him she hated him. Truth was she didn't hate him she was just so hurt and in shock that he would do something like this. Getting off of the floor she crossed her arms over her chest. "Why?" Was all she could she could choke out, looking down at her feet.
Paul: had a rough couple of days. Being out doing things for Kraemer and actually out working he barely had time to sleep. He was actually very excited that he was going out to the movies with Jo. He even gave up his nap time to take her. He peeled himself from the couch and went to his room, stripping down to his boxers. He emptied his pockets onto the table next to bed. He grabbed a clean pair of underwear and headed to the bathroom to shower real quick. Once he finished he came back to his room. He saw Jo sitting on her bed with her head in her hands. He formed a confused look on his face and shut his bedroom door. "You okay Mojo jojo?" he asked moving closer to her.
Jo: looked over at him with hatred in her eyes. He told her that he had stopped and he lied to her. Wiping the tears away from her face she grabbed the phone and threw it at him. "You lied to me when you said you had been working a lot at the pizzeria. You have been selling drugs again." Getting up she walked over to him and started to hit him on his chest. "You promised and you broke my trust, I hate you. I HATE YOU!" Joanna walked away from him and over to the wall, sliding down the wall she pulled her knees into her chest, letting her head fall to her knees she just cried.