[Sighs a little, rubbing small circles over the back of his neck]
I think I always will. [But it doesn't tear him apart, not the way he knows your lost loves can.] But... it's for the better, like this. We both wanted different things, in the end. Doesn't mean I love her less. It just means... we didn't fit in each other's lives the way we wanted to.
[...] I'm sorry you had to feel all that. I know you wouldn't want to, otherwise.