In this short scene, the two young lovers discuss their feelings for one another. The narrator explains that she is afraid that she can no longer control her emotions and that she has had a "phase" when she only wore makeup and clothes and dated eccentric men. She tells her friend that the people in her department keep telling her that she only likes her because she is pitying her. The two break up the previous day, and the narrator is happy that he has ended his "nightmare." He tells his friend that he is so happy that now his nightmare has ended, and that he can tell if the two of them are actually in love.