“I want to ask you something.”
I felt him get uneasy as my tone shifted. I had been feeling unsettled for a while now and if I couldn’t ask this, what was the point of staying?
“I moved here for you. Without a doubt, it was the best move of my life. I don’t want for anything I’ve left behind. I regret nothing. But here’s what I’m wondering… And don’t take this the wrong way. Why do you paint me in a different light for each of your friends?”