Rose: "I took all my feelings, my wants and needs, my dreams...and I buried them inside you. I planted a seed and waited and prayed over it." (1.2.122)
Rose admits that she placed all her hopes and dreams on Troy. Whatever personal goals she had she put aside to be Troy's wife. She's heartbroken when she learns that Troy has betrayed her trust by fathering a child with another woman. In a way, all her dreams have been shattered.