This month’s prompt from Bruce Gargoyle’s Fiction in 50 challenge is…
A Kernel of Truth
Telling her what he thought of her dress was a bad idea. The row that followed was audible two blocks away. Yet his mother had instilled in him the absolute need to be honest with himself and everyone he loved.
And that, in a nutshell, was why he lived alone.
Next month… The trouble with_ (fill in the blank)
That’s good as it also has to fit with my A to Z Challenge letter of the day!