She went on to say how in romantic relationships, there is usually the underlying agreement that the two of you might, at some point, not be in each other’s lives. If things don’t go well, there is an ending that will happen. Everyone enters into the love knowing that. But with friends? That’s not how it’s supposed to work.
…e fortress is gone and there’s no pain to bind us, no lines to draw in the sand, no us against them? What happens if we learn that our relationship was built on fear, fear of being alone, fear of being vulnerable, fear of getting hurt, fear of being lesser than, instead of love? What becomes of us then?