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By Shantall AddisonPublished about a year ago 3 min read

Once upon a time, there was a woman named Ava who was madly in love with her fiancé, James. James was the perfect man for her in every way, but there was one person who made her feel uneasy whenever she was around him - James' best man, Liam. Ava couldn't quite put her finger on it, but there was something about Liam that just didn't sit right with her.

As the wedding day drew nearer, Ava found herself spending more and more time with Liam as they helped James with the wedding preparations. Despite her initial misgivings, she soon found herself drawn to Liam's charm and wit, and they became fast friends.

On the day of the wedding, Ava felt a mix of excitement and nerves as she got ready. She knew that she was about to marry the love of her life, but she couldn't shake the feeling that something was off. When Liam arrived at the bridal suite to escort her to the ceremony, Ava was surprised to find that her heart skipped a beat. Liam was dressed in a sharp suit that accentuated his broad shoulders and chiseled jawline, and his blue eyes sparkled with mischief.

As they walked down the aisle together, Ava couldn't help but feel a sense of electricity between them. She tried to push the feeling aside, reminding herself that she was in love with James and that Liam was just a friend.

The ceremony was beautiful, and Ava exchanged vows with James with tears in her eyes. But as they turned to face their friends and family, Ava noticed Liam staring at her with an intensity that made her heart race. She quickly averted her gaze, trying to shake off the feeling of being watched.

The reception was in full swing, and Ava was having a great time dancing with her new husband and catching up with friends and family. But every time she looked up, she found Liam watching her with a look that was equal parts longing and sadness.

Eventually, Liam took her aside and asked if they could talk in private. Ava was hesitant at first, but something in Liam's eyes made her agree. They walked out into the gardens, and Liam took her hand.

"Ava, I know that you love James," he began, "but I can't help the way I feel about you. I've tried to bury these feelings, but I just can't. I know it's wrong, and I'm sorry, but I had to tell you."

Ava was stunned. She had never suspected that Liam felt anything for her beyond friendship. She tried to protest, to tell him that she loved James and that nothing could ever come between them, but Liam's words had stirred something inside of her.

Over the next few days, Ava found herself thinking about Liam more and more. She tried to push the thoughts aside, but they kept creeping back into her mind. She found herself drawn to Liam's magnetic personality and his rugged good looks.

Eventually, she couldn't resist any longer, and she and Liam began a secret affair. They knew that what they were doing was wrong, but they couldn't help themselves. They spent stolen moments together, sneaking around behind James' back.

But eventually, their secret was discovered, and the fallout was devastating. James was heartbroken, and he and Ava broke up. Liam felt guilty and ashamed, knowing that he had caused so much pain.

In the end, Ava and Liam decided to start a new life together, far away from the hurt and the pain they had caused. They moved to a new city, and they started over. But even as they built a new life together, they knew that their relationship would always be tainted by the memory of what they had done.

Years later, they have decided to attend counseling to help coup with troubled conscience and face James ask for his forgiveness.

James and his wife agreed and welcome them with open arms and they all live happily ever after.

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About the Creator

Shantall Addison

Hi there! My name is Shantall and I'm a freelance writer. I have been pursuing my passion in storytelling for sometime now . I specialize in writing about travel and fictional stories, I hope you find my work fun, interesting and exciting.

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