She had questions, lots of questions.
However, she did not have a clue as to which order she should ask the questions in. She was also at a crossroads as to how to word the questions - she did not want to come across as accusatory or demanding, and she certainly did not want to come across as clingy or insecure.
She just wanted to know: Am I Important to you? Do I matter? Or am I just a distraction, a temporary amusement?
He looked at her in amazement, wondering what was going on in that sharp, solid mind of hers. Was she aware of how magnetic she was? Did she know that she had sole possession of not only his attention, but also his intentions?
It would make things easier, they both thought, if there was a device available or an app one could download onto a cellphone, that would separate people who thought you were a possible companion who might enjoy dinner & a movie from predators and opportunists who only wanted to steal everything you had, including your dignity.
In the meantime, the dogs & the cat were playing Poker