“Ring, damn it. Come on!” John stared at his phone, trying to will it to obey his wishes.
All of his friends told him Carla wouldn’t call; that the most popular girl in school wouldn’t give him the time of day. Those same friends also said she wouldn’t say yes if he asked her out.
It was their lack of faith that gave him the courage to ask her. She smiled and said she would and he offered his number without hesitating.
Staring at his phone, he wondered if he should’ve asked for hers. “She’ll call. I know she will.”