She leaned her head against the wall, tears streaming down her face. In her hand her cellphone buzzed at his call. She answered the call.
“Hey,” she breathed. “What happened?”
“I forgot something,” he said his voice tight.
“What?” She said, her breath ragged.
“I love you,” he said and cut the call before she had the chance to reply. And in that moment she knew that she had lost him.