i can't keep myself away from his face


chapter 32:

“Tell me it isn’t true,” he says. “Tell me I’m wrong. Tell me I’m blind. Tell me you love me.”
My heart won’t stop screaming as it breaks in half. I can’t lie to him.
“I don’t.. I don’t know how to understand what I feel,” I try to explain.
“Please,” he whispers. “Please just go..”
“Aaron, please understand.. I thought I knew what love was before and I was wrong.. I don’t want to make that mistake again..”
he’s begging now “for the love of God, Juliette, I have lost my dignity…”

chapter 55:

Warner is blinking fast. His voice is fragile, uneven. “What are you saying?”
“I love you,” I whisper. “I love you exactly as you are.”
Warner is looking at me like he might be going deaf and blind at the same time.
“No,” he gasps. One broken, broken word. Barely even a sound. He’s shaking his head and he’s looking away from me and his hand is caught in his hair, his body turned toward the table and he says “No. No, no—”
“No,” he says, backing away. “No, you don’t know what you’re saying—”