and Justin are having an affair – a LIKE affair. They are
destined, or perhaps just
determined, to spend the rest of their lives apart in
togetherness. Seated beside each other on an otherwise
uneventful flight, they fall into each other, setting the stage for
worth of personality rustling and growth.
|From A LIKE Affair...
caught me. “I apologize. I was annoyed because of everything
surrounding you, and I made you my target. Some days, no matter what I
might think of myself, I’m just an ass. And by the way, this ass is
tuned in completely and I almost would’ve rather had her pissed off at
me. Instead, it was as if my apology was a dam opening. Precisely in
that moment I noticed her glance at my ring finger as an afterthought,
not with the obviousness that I was accustomed to. I’d read at least a
dozen articles that equated the disappearing eighties shedding new
light on women grabbing their own ‘private parts’ and taking a much
more independent stance. I couldn’t tell where she fell into that
spectrum, but I liked Aly’s blend of femininity and assertiveness, but
once I caught myself staring, I decided to keep those thoughts to
myself for the time being.
voice seemed so full and familiar to me as she talked, like we had
entertained countless conversations prior to this.