We adults, however, know better than to allow our hearts to be so trusting, don't we? We've learned to play it safe, not gambling on being surprised by another painful experience. No, we'll just pass on the surprises, thank you very much.
Say nothing. Do nothing. Move on. That's what I did. As far as I know, that's what we all did. And it haunted me.
I wanted what she had, and I wanted it badly. I wanted to get it in the same all-consuming way she did. It was all I could think about.