I now needed to look forward. What did I want in a relationship? I give ceaselessly. To my children, my family, my friends, my coworkers, my students. And I do it without thought of expectation or reciprocation. But I was ready to be adored. To be loved and cared for completely. He takes unabashed pleasure in her. This is a new experience for her. She is shyly trying to absorb it. His hand is wrapped around her back. It is a possessiveness. Not an ownership, but a fierce sense of pride that she is his. That he will care for her, love her and protect her.
~ Kaja Montgomery