Darling, your writing always has something of other-wordly beauty to it. You have an excellent way with words.
He may have been Justin’s physical first, but Justin was his emotional first. He was the only one to peek behind the mask and decide that he was worth the effort to strip away the layers of his dysfunctional psyche, the only one to believe in him. He was the only one to touch his heart and not let go. This is gorgeous, so true and my favorite part.