“Do you love me?” I asked him. In the dark. Fearful.
“Yes, I love you,” he said, surprised. “Why would you think I didn’t love you?”
I rose up and kissed him. “I just like to hear it,” I said.
If you spend your whole life dealing with mysterious man-disappearances, with a sudden slippage when you least expect it, perhaps it’s logical to expect it to keep happening.
In finance, past performance is no guarantee of future results.
In psychology, past behavior is the most reliable indicator of future response.
Of course, I’ve never invested in Army Guy before. Nor was he one of those other men who mysteriously disappeared.