inspired by: David Levithan's "The Lover's Dictionary" (i encourage you all to read and love it)
each word is followed by an experience, a memory, a pro, a con, a moment from an on-and-off relationship.

abase, v.

to reduce or lower

Three years ago, you told me your favorite part of me was my hips, the way they jutted out from my fitted jeans, the way your fingers skimmed over them. Three years later, I'm 30 pounds heavier, and you never trace my hipbones.