the final line.
he refused. to be a true man. to be the man he could be.
he refused. to answer for his decisions. to explain.
he refused. to look her in the eye. to give her a reason.
he could not stand up and be that man. all he could do was walk away.
he did not look back.
and then he complained. that his friends had grown up. that they had settled down.
he complained. that she was pushing. when all she wanted (needed) was closure. answers.
a final line for the chapter that is not yet complete.