"I look like a helpless man who cannot walk or hardly do anything for himself? Lord, I certainly need to learn to keep up appearances," he teased, taking her hand and lifting it to his lips to kiss it lightly. "I'm sorry for whatever has troubled you.. Once we are alone, we can talk about it if you wish. If not, we can do whatever you want." His words having many meanings but wanting her to take it which ever way she wanted.