"Things are different now." He was tempted to even move himself out of the city. Somewhere else. His drive had increased more than it ever had in years. He needed to be on his own again. The idea of family, wife, kids and a long-term girlfriend was the last thing on his mind now. It was a thought that he would kick himself for later.
"Natalie this is for the best," he cupped her face but stepped back. "I am no more suited for you than you are for me. Not anymore."