A ring of older men gathers around a solitary man, who is sitting in the midst of a haze of tobacco smoke. He reveals that he found his eternal companion at a thrift shop. He says he can’t go because of how he feels about her.
The second story is about a young couple Loranocarter and Mansfield who fell in love after meeting at a flea market and was inspired by the following line from a novel:
I’m completely out of my mind, yet you keep popping into my head.
The prologue introduces Carter and his pregnant girlfriend. Despite the difficult patch in his relationship, he can’t stop thinking about her.
One night, he has a dream about kissing and having love with her again, but when he wakes up, the dream is gone. After giving it much thought, he decides that if he wants to be back together with her, he must do one thing before she leaves for work in the morning: tell her he loves her.
“Can’t you see how much I love you?”
They aren’t only great at complimenting you when they think you deserve it. The other person cares about you, and they want to make sure you feel the same way about them. Since there are so many ways in which the woman he adores may misinterpret his words, he has to tread carefully while communicating with her.
It’s important to be genuine while showing love for another person. This means being honest about how you feel about the other person (and vice versa).
Maybe if we’re extra kind to each other everything will work out.
Here, two people who love each other and want to be together share their thoughts and emotions with one another. When they talk, it’s clear that they have strong emotions for one another, and they’re excited about the prospect of being best friends.
Mansfield says, “maybe if we’re really, really nice to one another…” as an example of how the conversation goes from an optimistic start to a more gloomy finish as the conversation continues.
You have my whole being in you. For me, the whole universe revolves around you.
[It may be a woman’s voice.]
I trust you with every fiber of my existence. You are the center of my world.
[The man is listening.]
Indeed, you’re correct. Assuring you, “I’ll be here for you anyway,” he nods. I promise that nothing or anyone will ever come between us.
The following is a snippet from a tale of two young people who fell in love after meeting at a flea market.
An excerpt from a story about a young couple who fell in love after meeting at a flea market is provided below.
Lana Carter was looking for a certain article of clothes and was frustrated when she couldn’t find it. Mansfield, Ohio (population: 36) featured a flea market, and despite the heat, she was drenched through her favorite yellow blouse and pants. T-shirts and sweaters, the simplest of garments, would have sufficed. I just wanted a new Saturday night attire to wear when my guy takes me out.
As I said how much I liked that rack of clothing, Jason Mansfield remarked, “Me too.”
“It doesn’t matter what kind, as long as we locate something that makes us both feel good and looks nice on us,” she remarked.
The following is an excerpt from a story about a young couple who met in a flea market and fell in love. The young man, Jason Mansfield, need new weekend clothes. He didn’t care what he discovered, as long as he had something to wear on Saturday nights when he went out with his girlfriend. He was checking out the wares at an Ohio flea market near Mansfield (population 36).