A Complicated Marriage

I know that you’re a confident woman.
You said nothing can make you stop loving me,
And the way you feel about me won’t change.
Cara, I have something to say to you.
This will prove whether you mean it or not.
I’m in a complicated marriage.
I wanted to tell you this before,
But I didn’t want to risk losing you.
I want us to continue seeing each other.
We have such a good relationship.
And I couldn’t let the truth ruin our lives.
I really hope you understand the situation.

Cara, your countenance has fallen.
You’re not responding to what I’m saying.
And you’re reacting in a strange way.
It’s OK to vent your anger.
I don’t blame you for being mad at me,
But tell me what you intend to do.
Will you continue the affair with me?
I wish I could see what you’re thinking now.
We’re in love with each other,
And I’m in a complicated marriage,
So I thought it was worth hiding the truth.

Much to my relief, you begin to speak.
You knew about it all along.
And you were wondering when I plan to tell you.
You took the risk and started a romance.
It was the wrong thing to do,
But you love me and you know that I love you.
You also know my wife and daughter.
I thought I was hiding something from you.
I’m so surprised to hear you say these things.
How did you find out about it?
Perhaps that’s not the important thing.
I’m glad you took this approach.
It’s better to pretend not to know the truth.


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