“I just felt an instant, mutual connection,” he says.
You stand stock still, waiting as your soul rises out of your body.
“I hope I don’t jinx this by talking about it.”
Say to him, “Well, that’s nice.”
Remember that you have power of attorney so his money’s locked down. If he wants to start a new relationship at the age of 82 now that your mom’s been in the ground for over a year, so be it.
“So is she around your age? Younger?”
Hold on to something, steady yourself. The back of a chair. Something.
“And when did you meet her?”
He’s never been to Spain.
“You might have dreamed this whole thing.”
“I don’t think so.”
You let it go.
“Just don’t tell my son about this okay, Pete?”
You’re his son. Your name’s Lance.
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