By N. Mark Castro
Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are ‘It might have been.’
– Cat’s Cradle.
This just in.
Here’s a story if you’ve ever heard one. This was just shared to me by my friend, a guy, much like me, but not me. He’s hidden for the most part his innermost feelings, stood up to the plate and accepted whatever was delivered to him by fate.
Such is life. And so it goes.
My friend, whom we shall hide under the name, Leo, is a married man with 3 daughters. Such is life, and so it goes. He married into a relationship that was neither fantastic nor ecstatic. It was just the way all other marriages are. He stood by it. He loved his daughters. He loved his wife. But all throughout that time, he’s had one person with whom he’s shared some of his intimate thoughts, experiences, and all other girly stuff he wouldn’t have shared with another guy, much less me.
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