When you love someone for as long as I have and that person knows this, it's very hurtful to be treated the way I was the last time we spoke. My heart is completely broken not because of what was said to me or the fact that we can never be a couple. But because he decided that our friendship is worth absolutely nothing. A friendship that spanned 20 years. A friendship that in the beginning was based on a mutual interest in the Bible and God.
I am not a spiteful person. I don't like animosity. I realise more than ever he did what he did out of spite and nothing more.
With that, I am giving the definition as found on Merriam-Webster online of the word "spite":