“Why would you lie? “ “You know why.” “If I ask you a question, it’s because I want to hear you answer it.” “Nothing fits me! I hate still having to wear maternity dresses to church.” “Why on earth didn’t you tell me that you needed clothes?” “I just couldn’t. I couldn’t say to you that I was so fat that I had nothing to wear. I don’t even want bigger clothes! I just want to fit into my old clothes.” “You can say anything to me,” Joe said with a thread of emotion cutting into his normally clear voice. “I know,” she said. The hurt in his voice was making her feel terrible.