| now a Wattpad featured story | Aiden's entire life is a mess. After dropping out of college to support his family when his father is nearly bankrupt, Aiden's main concern is getting his intellectually disabled brother the help he needs. But when his parents' marriage begins to fall apart and the fear of losing his brother looms overhead, Aiden just doesn't know how to cope. Meeting the charismatic Scarlett, Aiden doubts his own ability to take on a relationship while trying to keep up with his responsibilities, especially with everyone telling them long-distance relationships never work out. With her sarcastic smile and strong opinions, she's everything he never knew and everything he wants. But when the voices in his head get too loud and Aiden finds himself trapped in a downward spiral, maybe Scarlett can help him find his way out. Because Aiden's a mess. And he wants to be her mess. Started: September, 2019.