They were telling the same story Iâ€™ve been hearing for the last 8 years: there are no more good men left on this planet! And all the good woman are left to pick over the scraps in hopes that there might be some redeeming quality about them.Â I canâ€™t turn around to see what these women look like and one is a low talker and the other a high talker so Iâ€™m only getting half the story.Â The fortune-teller tells her some stuff thatâ€™s not all that interesting.Â The story ends with the high-talker resigning herself to her fate: â€œIâ€™ve come to a point in my life where I just have to accept who I am,â€? she sighs.
Her words were heavy as if soaked in the sadness of believing that she could never have the life she wants.Â Instead, she must settle for whatever she can get.Â That to me sucks.Â And I wonder what has she been through that she has come to this point in her life.
I watch them go up to pay their bill and the one friend strokes the arm of her friend in a gesture that says, â€˜I feel you.â€™
I feel her too, now.