Una then squatted to my height and looked directly at me with intense green eyes. “Don’t make the mistake of thinking the bully is your friend. He was never your friend. He will never be your friend.” Then she placed her hands gently on my shoulders and added with dreadful calm, “You can play with the bully. But don’t make him your friend. Demand his respect. Or you will become the bully…”
Look for Nina Munteanu’s “Age of Water” coming soon.