Exasperation, pity and slight irritation.
They were written on H’s face when I mentioned K the other day. She averted her eyes but her expression wasn’t lost to me.
With a quiet sigh, she said that getting back together depends on both parties.
And she’s right.
I love K. K made it clear that getting back together was unlikely. So I let it go. It is that simple.
I declared my hopes because I wanted to acknowledge my feelings. It’s the least I could do after suppressing it and arguing with myself about it for so long.