"Abe! What's troubling you? You are looking sad" Paloma asked.
"The thought of going to my family gathering this year single again, is really weighing me down" replied Abe.
"Why don't you go with Ben?" asked Paloma
"We are just a month" replied Abe.
"Does it matter" Paloma said to her.
This short story is a 50 words microfiction story Inspired by @felt.buzz