I intuitively knew her struggles and talked directly to them. She reached both of her hands across the table and I took them in mine. We told each other how much we loved each other and that nothing would ever take that away. I gave her strength from my heart like a mother would give a child, a sister would give a sister, a soul would give another soul.
A breath of fresh air filled my lungs and I knew it was time for me to leave. We held each others hands a little tighter as I assured her she had the strength to carry on and that I would always be by her side through her dark times. The strength around her grew and a knowing washed over me…she would carry on.
Driving home, it occurred to me…, we never exchanged names.
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