"Hmmm. . . Ok, pretend for a moment that you got with his friend, the guy who stares at u. You're getting along great, conversation is flowing. . . And then your original crush comes along. Surely that would be awkward? Because, after all,…"
"I'm probably looking wwwaaayyy to far into it, but maybe the flower is the norm, the majority, the regular world, and the petal falling off is Bella becoming the minority and choosing an individual life outside the norm, moving away from it and…"