It was I alone who saw them brush hands and watched him touch her shoulder in a way that said clearly these two were more than friends. I saw the intimacy and knew her husband would be hurt when he found out.
Their eyes met mine and we were momentarily locked into the secret together as the party went on around us. A cabal of three, with me an unwilling participant.
Her eyes pleaded to keep the secret.
I dipped my head and thought, it is down to you to come clean, not me.
And accepted a drink from her husband.