Most of the best love songs are about heartbreak, not happily ever after. Why doesn’t that teach us something? Why are we still so eager to fall in love and offer ourselves to another person, when everything around us tells us that it will end in heartbreak?
Why do you always have to run away?
I couldn’t get rid of those words; they kept ringing in my head. I couldn’t stop seeing the look of anguish on his face when he said them, and hearing the pained inflection of his voice. I couldn’t sleep or work, I couldn’t concentrate on anything, one minute I’d be trying to do something useful and the next I’d be staring out of the window, lost in thought, reliving any one of the many scenes I and Michael had played out in the years we had known each other.
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