So I did the only thing I could think of and reached out to this woman who works for his family — she’s also from my country and we had bonded during one of my visits to see Eric.
I asked her what she knew and she gave me a lot of insight into the family dynamics that really brought to light some of the issues I’d noticed with him.
He met my whole family and he opened up to us about his experience as a Seal — about all the things they’d done.
He was always smiling right at me — it’s been a long time since I’ve seen someone look at me that way. After the party ended, we hung out by the pool and talked about everything and anything, and I realized how many seemingly random things we had in common.
I was left feeling so empty, surprised, and confused.
How did we go from making plans to live together and get married to breaking up — literally overnight?
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