The chemistry was there, no doubt about that.
But . . . he couldn’t get near her without serious allergic reactions. The last one had been life-threatening.
She swore it wasn’t, couldn’t be, her cat.
Still, did it really matter what it was? He just couldn’t afford it. He was self -employed, and until ACA kicked in, he couldn’t pay for any more trips to the emergency room -- not to mention the danger to his health and life.
So he made a firm New Year’s resolution.