"I still care for you."
Another text from my ex-not-boyfriend.
I had asked that he take a picture of me down from a social media site and that started yet another back and forth text conversation that resulted in it being even more clear that I'm not a person to him.
His version of care boils down to "I liked having sex with you, but only in ways that suit my needs and only on my time."
I don't have the time or energy for that shit.
I'm not looking for Prince Charming. I'm not even looking for monogamy. But when someone says they care for me, they should actually mean they care for ME, not just what I can do for them.