It’s mine. It’s all mine. I can’t give him up. I’m sorry.
He says things like, “it’s not every day that I meet someone like you” and “You’re smart and funny and interesting.”
Regrets are a part of life. If you don’t have any, you aren’t living. As long as you’re continually trying to improve yourself there’s nothing to be ashamed of.
I had always been a bit of a romantic, wanting to sweep a girl off her feet and be that Prince Charming that I thought any girl would want.
It’s the age-old dilemma of desiring what you clearly can’t have.
You probably didn’t think it would matter; you probably figured it was just a little affair and we would never find out. We’ll just go on and live the rest of our lives completely unaffected by it, right?
17. Did you really think I wouldn’t find out?
I am, of course, the opposite of everything you are. I am young, free, beautiful, selfish, melancholy. I smile derisively on command; I am reckless with my emotions and his. I walk tall and never look back.
Then it was dark, and Karen couldn’t see into the eyes of a man she had lived with for nearly two years and had been cheating on her, she was certain, for most of that time.
Do not “punish” her, as this will be counterproductive to her training.