He cupped my face in his hands and said, “Look at me, look me in the eye. Don’t look at my shoes. Don’t look away. Look both of your eyes into my eyes.” I looked up at him. “Let me make you a promise,” he said, “I promise that I will never leave you, ever.” I looked away. “And yet you will still doubt…”
What the fuck am I supposed to say when he asks if I believe him?