“Truthfully,” Liz replied, “it’s none of your business and you need to butt out.”
“There’s no ‘we’ here, Steve,” Liz said. “This is a divorce proceeding with his and my lawyers and it’s between me and him. I’m not some innocent blushing bride, you know. I can hold my own against that narcissistic SOB I made the mistake of marrying.”
“Fine, Liz,” Steve said, “but don’t forget that I offered to be there for you. If things go south, it’s your funeral.”
“That’s a risk I’m willing to take on my own, Steve,” Liz said. “I know your heart’s in the right place, but I need to do this by myself.”
Written for these daily prompts: Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (trust), Your Daily Word Prompt (contentious), Word of the Day Challenge (business), My Vivid Blog (instigator), Ragtag Daily Prompt (outfox), and The Daily Spur (bride).