Melissa had always been afraid of change. She was afraid of it when her dad got a new job offer in a different city, it meant they had to relocate, it meant new people, new places, it meant learning how to adjust and everything.
Then, she thought it was OK because she had only a few months of school left. And it hadn't been that bad. She had lived through it, it didn't mean she had liked it one bit. This fear had led her to make very bad decisions, she always stuck to old things, things she was comfortable with even though she sometimes knew the right decision to make.
This fear had led her to make possibly the worst decision of her life. She had against all judgement and evidence (if she should even call it that, for they were just hints