‘Nevertheless you did throw me over,’ said Jordan suddenly. ‘You threw me over on the telephone. I don’t give a damn about you now, but it was a new experience for me, and I felt a little dizzy for a while.’
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby. Chapter 9, Nick and Jordan have a parting of the ways. Nick’s love for Jordan is a shallow and selfish one, much like Jordan’s own.