He let his fingers slide into her hair pulling it back. "She's seen me in a bad place before..." he about slipped and said more but he stopped. He just wanted to have this moment to himself even if it meant he couldn't keep it forever, he was damn well going to try. He kissed her cheek, back down to her neck and keeping his cheek settled against her shoulder blade.
"I'm not going anywhere." Lust couldn't be this. She couldn't be what this was for him right now.