Is Love Ever Enough?

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Jayla Warren and Andrew Harper III have been friends since they were infants. Go with them as they face the struggles of life, and try to make the best of what life throws at them. Love, hurt, pain, and anger follow them, but how will they get past it? Or will they get past it? Only time will tell.

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Submitted: December 30, 2011

Me: I’ll text you tomorrow Dom. See you later Bryan. I hugged Dom as Drew held my door open, stepping out after we let each other g... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 30, 2011

Drew: Get in. I held a finger up to Drew and walked to my dresser for a clean pair of socks. I dropped the ones I had been wearing in... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 30, 2011

“Money just changed everything, I wonder how life without it would go. From the concrete, who knew that a flower would grow? Looking do... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 31, 2011

Me: Are you still in practice? I maneuvered around the parking lot, waiting for his answer in the process. Drew: No, when you cal... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 31, 2011

I sat in my car, preparing to get out when my phone started to ring. I took it from the cup holder, checking the name on the screen as it... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 31, 2011

I felt around on the floor for Drew’s phone, grabbing it when I felt it under my seat. A lot of good his phone is going to do in my... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 31, 2011

Fatimah: Your practice was really long today. I looked at mama Timah and smiled as I shook my head. Me: No. I’ve been out for a... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 31, 2011

We jumped when we heard someone clear their throat, turning in the direction of the sound. Drew put the ice pack to his eye, dropping his... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 31, 2011

Makes me that much stronger, makes me work a little bit harder, makes me that much wiser. Thanks for making me, a fighter. Made me learn ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

I drifted back to consciousness and looked around the dimly lit room. I didn’t see anyone, but I could hear the water running from the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

Andrew: Jayla, what happened? I lifted my head from Drew’s shoulder and turned to look at daddy Andrew. His eyes, along with Ebony... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

As much as I knew I should have pulled away from the kiss, I just couldn’t do it. I felt safe, protected. I knew that Drew would never ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

Christian: Jayla, what happened to you? I sat on the sofa in my father’s living room, looking at Christian as he walked towards me.... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

“Shadows are falling, all over town. Another night, and these blues got me down. Oh misery, I sure could use some company. Since you’... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

Drew: I don’t want to forget the kiss. When you got with him, I started having funny feelings inside when I would see you together. Whe... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

Drew: You do know that I’m going to practice with you in the morning right? I took my eyes off of the moon and looked at Drew sitti... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

I woke up when I heard my alarm going off, Drew holding my body close to his. I tried to get out of his arms, but he continued holding me... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

I laid on my mattress, freshly showered and clothed, staring up at the ceiling. Cedric: Hey little sis. I turned my head, looking... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

I stood in front of my mirror, lifting the top of my dress so that I could tie it around my neck. I let my straight hair fall, fixing my ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

Drew: Okay baby, before we go in I just want you to know that I’m here for you. When you are up on the stand, do not look at him, just ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

Drew: Jay wait. I don’t think we should do this. Your mind has to be all over everywhere. I looked at him and straddled his waist a... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

Me: Baby, your hand is swelling. Drew looked down as I walked to where he was standing. Me: I’m driving. You need to ice your h... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

Cori: Okay daddy, I’m going out to dinner with Andrew and Jayla. I’ll see you later okay. Dom dropped a kiss on her dad’s head ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

Cori: Okay daddy, I’m going out to dinner with Andrew and Jayla. I’ll see you later okay. Dom dropped a kiss on her dad’s head ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

I was getting the rest of my things packed away, so that I would be ready the following morning when it was time to leave. I shook my hea... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

Drew spoke as he opened the door and sat down, looking at Christian who was still standing by my car. Drew: Thanks Battle. I’ll see... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

I shook Drew’s body, trying to get him to wake up so we could get ready to leave. When I got tired of shaking him, I pressed my lips to... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

Drew: You want me to lead? Drew sat my duffel bag on the floor of my car, closing the door as we walked to the driver’s side. M... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 04, 2012

Drew: Babe, I’ll be back up in about an hour for you and Joanna. I pushed my door open quietly, turning to face Drew. Me: Okay.... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 04, 2012

Me: Joanna, you can change in my room. I’ll just go in Drew’s. I pushed my door open and she walked inside. Joanna: Okay. Tha... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 04, 2012

As soon as he dropped into the room behind me, he pulled me into his arms, forgetting completely about Joanna. Drew: You have no reas... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 04, 2012

Me: Drew, mama Tracie wants you. She’s in the computer room. Drew stood and walked to me, looking in my eyes as he spoke. Drew:... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 04, 2012

I was walking to my room from basketball practice, so that I could get showered and changed for my date with Drew. I heard someone walkin... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 04, 2012

I shook Drew’s body, waiting for him to open his eyes to look at me. Drew: What’s the matter? He asked as I slid to the floor... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

Professor Walker: Mr. Jennings and Miss Reese, you two need to go to your sections. If you’re not up in three seconds, you will be sing... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

Drew: Hey baby. Where are you going? I let Drew take my book bag from me and we linked fingers when he grabbed my hand. Me: I’m... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

I stood from the table I was sitting at and Nehemiah looked up at me. Me: I have to go. We’re leaving in a few hours and I haven’... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

  Drew: After we get Dom, we’ll stop and get something to eat before we hit the road. Drew started the truck and pulled ou... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

Me: Hello? I rubbed my forehead, trying to ignore the migraine that was coming because of the lack of sleep I had been getting during... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

I glanced back at Dom, smiling when I saw her sprawled across the seat sleeping. Me: You want something to drink? Drew nodded so ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

I sat up on the bed and looked around the room, realizing I was safe and I had only been dreaming. Drew sat up next to me as I dropped my... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

Drew: What did Erika say to you that made you so mad? I looked at Drew as he picked up our bag and I clipped my phone onto my shorts.... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5sQA6aDu2A Me (singing): “I know you’re going. I can’t make you stay. I can only let you ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

Me: Look Erika, I know I took my anger out on you Friday, and for that I apologize. But in the future, if I say something to you and you ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

Nehemiah: See you tomorrow Jayla. I waved at Nehemiah and we walked away from each other. Me: Hey coach. Drew said he locked my b... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

I walked into my building and walked to the stairs so that I could go to Drew’s room. I had bought his parent’s an anniversary gift, ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

I looked down at my tear stained paper, not even realizing that I had been crying. I had always promised myself that I would never cry ov... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

Fatimah: Jayla, why haven’t you taken these shades of yet? I shrugged and she went to grab them, but I turned my head. Fatimah:... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

I woke up the next morning and got ready for church, the only thing that I could think of that may help me feel better. I got showered an... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

Nehemiah: Jayla, what is going on with you? You haven’t been yourself since you came back to class on Monday. I looked at Nehemiah ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

Me: Hey coach. I’m going to have to miss weight training today. I’m not feeling too hot. Coach Davis looked at me, nodding her he... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

I got out of my car and waited for Drew to get out of his. I followed him up the driveway, looking inside the empty garage as we walked t... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

We pulled up in my father’s driveway, Daddy Andrew and Drew opening the doors for myself and mama Timah. We got out and waited for them... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

We pulled up in my father’s driveway, Daddy Andrew and Drew opening the doors for myself and mama Timah. We got out and waited for them... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 09, 2012

I was sitting in my car, waiting for Drew to finish pumping gas in both of our cars so that we could go home. I played with my phone, try... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 09, 2012

Drew pulled me onto his lap in a chair, Ebony and Javon sat on the sofa, and daddy Andrew and mama Timah sat on the loveseat. He looked a... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 09, 2012

Little Girl: Hey lady, what happened to your hand? I looked at the little girl standing next to me, smiling as the guy whose hand she... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 10, 2012

Me: I’ll be back in a little while yall. I’m going to drop of Dom and then I’m going to go see my God mother and then my Grandma. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 10, 2012

Drew: We’re out Grandma. We’ll see you at church on Sunday. Drew gave her a hug and a kiss on the cheek, as my uncles came to hug... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 10, 2012

I looked at Drew sitting next to me, smiling as I handed him the notebook. Me: Read this. I stood, and grabbed it from his hands ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 10, 2012

Drew and I sat on our pew, Drew holding Ahmir as my God-mom walked to the podium. Tracie: Well, I have a special announcement today. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 10, 2012

Mama Timah and I were in the kitchen cooking and having girl talk when Drew walked in. Drew: Baby, daddy and I are going to play some... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

Joanna: What happened to your hand? I shrugged and walked into my room as Joanna followed me. Me: My brother pissed me off so I p... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

I was sitting in my doctor’s office, waiting for her to come in and take my stitches out. I hummed to myself, that erupting into a Beyo... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

I walked out of the classroom twenty minutes later with the rest of the students heading to my next class. I had completed two finals, an... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

I walked back into the house with our food bag in one hand, keys, phone, and purse in the other. I sat the food on the table as a set of ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

Me: Bruce! Jessie! I yelled from where we stood in the airport. I could hear Drew chuckling from where he stood beside me, watching t... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

Ebony: Jayla! I looked up when I heard my name, waiting for the impact I knew was coming as Ebony rushed towards me. I chuckled and p... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

Drew’s parents were standing at the door, the TV the only thing giving the room a little light. Andrew: We’re going to bed. We’... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

I walked into my room, Ebony on the floor asleep, Dom on my bed. I shook Dom’s body to wake her, waiting for her to sit up. I rubbed my... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

Javon walked into my room, sitting at my desk as he watched me put my shoes on my feet. Me: What’s up Javon? He reached into hi... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

Hours later, we were sitting in the food court, sipping on soda’s and eating a light meal before we were going to leave the mall and he... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 14, 2012

Drew: Baby, you take Cori and Trey home, I’ll meet you back at the house after I drop of Bruce and Jess. I nodded my head, Trey sha... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 14, 2012

I came out, hair wrapped, teeth brushed, and pj’s on. I slid under the covers and into Drew’s arm’s as he held them open for me. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 14, 2012

I woke up and walked into my bathroom to brush my teeth. When I finished, I walked out of my room and headed to Drew’s. We decided to s... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 14, 2012

Me: Okay, we’re going to see my grandparents. We’ll meet you at Grandma Adara and Grandpa Carlos’. Everyone nodded as Drew help... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 18, 2012

We all sat around telling stories about Christmas’ past, eating great food, and exchanging gifts. When it started to get late, Drew and... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 18, 2012

Drew and I walked into the fast filling church, sitting at the back on the bride’s side. A week before Chantel and I had yet another al... Read Chapter

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