What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
"My God, don't be silly. That's not love and you know it," Mel said. "I don't know what you'd call it, but I sure know you wouldn't call it love."
"Say what you want to but I know it was," Terri said. "It may sound crazy to you, but it's true just the same. People are different, Mel." (6-7)
I touched the back of Laura's hand. She gave me a quick smile, I picked up Laura's hand. […] I encircled the broad wrist with my fingers, and I held her. (15)
"He used to call my service at all hours and say he needed to talk to the doctor, and when I'd return the call, he'd say 'Son of a bitch, your days are numbered.' Little things like that. It was scary. I'm telling you." (27)