A young man is dumped by his girlfriend, who explains that she has fallen in love with his rival. She wants a clean break from him, no half measures. While pretending to be outwardly indifferent, the man finds he can't deal with the grief and finally finds emotional release in the safety of a therapist's office. The therapist explains that severe grief can sometimes allow a person to remake themselves from the core outward. The man contemplates this new understanding while relaxing at the beach, only to see a ghostly apparition--a female in a gossamer dress--studying him. He runs to the safety of his house, only to find her sitting on his couch. After trying to ignore her, he accepts his possible insanity and demands that she tell him what she wants. She has a favor she'd like to ask, then she'll leave. Fine, it's a deal. She tells him she has the power to make his ex-girlfriend love him again, if he allows it. The favor is his answer. The young man thinks about the times they had ...
Grief is relative.