Everything has to be on his terms as far as how close he comes to you.
Wanting to see you, be around you, hold you, know you, caress you, let you inside his heart and soul — it's all got to be on his clock, or he won't trust you and will even feel resentful.
If you were caught hugging longer than three seconds, your peers would call you out for having entered the realm of the inappropriate.
Sometimes pesky onlookers even counted out loud for you so you wouldn’t lose track of time.
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