You brace yourself for the worst, to be hurt by poorly chosen words, insensitive questions, accusations, anger and blame. You hope for an embrace and compassion, you wonder if you’ll cry if she tells you she loves you, and is afraid of losing you. You weigh the outcomes and then wonder how, or if, you’ll even tell her.
But when she does find out, you find yourself unprepared for her response.You never anticipated silence. It’s deafening. Made all the louder by others who do call, who e-m