I even helped to look after her kids when she was at work.
We treated each other like sisters, occasionally going on shopping sprees and indulging in girly talk.
She was going through a bad divorce and needed temporary shelter for herself, her elderly mother and two young children.
I was afraid that if I denied him anything, he would walk out on me and our baby.
How could I let him get away with such brazenness? A part of me wondered if my spouse was testing me.
But that was not to be, so I pulled myself away from the window and waited for them to finish.