"Something has to come off my plate!" I knew exactly what she meant. My friend wasn't just talking about her need to reduce her calorie consumption,
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.