Yes, I am a coward. She’s already married, she has a happy family, with a husband and a child, how can I say that I still love her? I’m yearning to hug her, to lock her in my arms. My grip on the steering wheel tightened.
“Adrian, are you okay?” she asked, looking at me.
I came back to my senses when I heard Lily’s voice. “Yes, I’m okay…” I said. “I’m not going to drive you back in the office because I’ll go straight home. Take a taxi instead, but it will consume much of time.”
Lily went silent as she thought of what I said. “Yes, you’re right… I-I’m sorry.”
“It’s okay next time, just listen to me, because I’m your boss, especially if it’s regarding your work,” I said it in a stern voice without looking at her.