[to Alexis about his first days with Jean
When we first met, Jean was free-spirited. Never controlling. She wanted me to go out whenever I wanted. To be free. She believed I could do anything. That we wouldn't fall into the patterns that everyone else did. Sounds cliche, but... it empowered me... We talked about getting engaged. Started making plans. But the closer we came, the more she ran. It was a really bad period. I could just feel it. She slowly checked out. I think that she was afraid ...