Two adults emerged from a relationship that they had been a part of since adolescence. It was difficult to wrap her mind around being single, “available” or even to think of him as, “my ex-.” But weeks turned into months and they existed as two instead of one. It was a time to not be guarded, to “test the waters” and find out who they were without the other. They opened their minds in ways that had never been done before- abiding only the boundaries that they’d imposed upon themselves. It was liberating and revelatory.
At one point, she felt as if he were a complete stranger and her heart wrenched at the thought of him thinking the same. Together, they tried not being taken by each other but in the end, it was too late.
The Seven Year Itch concludes tomorrow at 7:30 A.M.