I scratch myself wondering how to respond?
This is not the first time I have heard her say this.
And I doubt this is not the last.
How can someone fall in love with someone you have never met?
Whose just an image on a computer screen?
Yes you talk to that person. You spend time. You share emotions.
But a hug is just an emoticon. And a touch is something you can only dream of.
Then I suddenly realise I should not be too critical of her.
Because I too have been in a similar situation.
An emotional connection with someone who there was never a chance of meeting.
Fortunately I did not let it destroy me.
Sadly that is not what I see.
All I can see is a desperate lonely soul. Drowning in a sea of misery created by longing.
Clutching at every straw of affection thrown at her.
Hoping to save herself....
Sadly she will not listen when I say happiness is within and not without.