One of them said to me (with all the earnestness he could muster), 'I can't give you what you need.'
I was all, 'wot do you think I need?' (and why don't you trust me to find it somewhere?)
You have a very useful point, about becoming 'second class,' as a trigger to jealousy.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own...
Robert A. Heinlein
Me: female, bi, (formerly hinge of a vee)
with FirstBoyFriend (FBF)(moderately long-distance)
and no longer with CurrentBoyFriend (CBF)(who lives in the apartment building next door)