He must never guess her true feelings. As far as Adam was concerned, theirmarriage was a business like arrangement. Both had suffered the pain ofrejection, and both had vowed to avoid any future emotional ties orcommitment. "Our marriage stands a better chance of succeeding than oneblinded by passion, " he had claimed, and his logic had convinced Julia. Butsomewhere along the way she fell in love with him and, knowing he couldnever return her feelings, was forced to act out a role that contradictedher loving nature.
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