After the first dial tone, Akane already picked up the call. With the same cheery and sweet-sounding voice, she asked excitedly.
"Husband! Are you on your way home?"
Even though I'm already used to her usual energetic voice towards me, hearing it still puts a smile on her face. Back when she first barged into my room and cried that morning when she thought her feelings reached me, I vowed not to see her tears again. But that happened two more times again after that and I'm probably about to do that again.
I used to think that when this time comes, this will be easy to tell her but now that I'm at this crossroad, I can't find the words to start.
Akane and I both know that this will come one day. From how she hinted to me, she's also already accepted this ever since she allowed Haruko an