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  • There once was a girl who was in love with a boy. The girl was so enamored with the boy that she did everything just to make their relationship the best that it could be. Unfortunately, the boy wasn't too good with the girl and he hurt her so much that her friends didn't quite understand why she was still in love with him.

    One day, the girl met another boy. Now this other boy was quite different from the first one. He was gentle and he seemed more approachable - someone that the girl seemed to need. The other boy was persistent - he showed interest in the girl and she was slowly considering her feelings for him. She would find reasons to pass by his work area and he would send her sweet messages every so often. They were both honest about their current legitimate relationships, but there was that pull they had on one another. Their closeness got to the point that the line was almost crossed - but she was a good girl and she stayed with the first boy.

    Years passed. The boy and the girl have broken up and she left the place she worked at and the other boy that stole a part of her heart. She met a man that would be her husband and they lived happily in what seemed like, ever after. As fate would have it, she returned to the place she used to work for and found the other boy once again. He has now become a man committed to a family he calls his own. But this committed man still seems to carry the small flame he and the girl once ignited - she can see it in his eyes.

    The girl felt that familiar feeling awaken in her. And the question of what might have been haunting her - hounding her waking moments. But the girl realized that their time had already passed - that the present was the reality that she chose and committed to, as a woman.

    She keeps her distance and watches from afar. She silenced the questions. However, in a deep corner, she knew that there was a tiny light, that may never burn bright again, but it would never go out.
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