“I got these for you.”
She looked at them and smiled. It was a sad smile. Sad smiles are never good.
“I thought the colours were nice. They match your eyes.”
She blinked and then raised her gaze to meet mine. My heart was racing and I could feel the disappointment in her eyes. This was not how I thought this was going to work out. This was not going to be the happiest day of my life. I am devastated.
It doesn’t matter how much you love your dog, it’s unlikely that flowers would get the reaction a snack does.