“Are you unhappy in our relationship?” Dora asked Dwayne.
Dwayne looked at his fiancé. “Why would you ask me that?”
“I see you sitting there staring off into space and I recognize the expression on your face,” Dora said.
“Oh really?” Dwayne responded. “And what expression is it that I have on my face?”
“You have a look of wanderlust in your eyes,” Dora said. “What are you thinking about? Because you’re clearly not here with me in the moment.”
“I was remembering when I was a kid,” Dwayne started to explain. “My parents were very strict, always telling me to stay on the ‘straight and narrow.’ I never really understood at the time what that expression meant. But then one day I was in the woods behind our house and I came upon a trail deep in the forest. It was very straight and very narrow. And like a light bulb being turned on inside my brain, I finally understood what they were telling me.”
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