We all have something our heart's desire. Love. Companionship. Friendship. Children. Money. A certain job. The list goes on.
How do you cope with not having what you want? What you need? What you have longed for? Most folks move on. Act as if nothing has happened, cause God knows that helps. And that's not meant literally.
Others like Leah shut down. They start over with a lesson learned. Eventually anyway. Each time convincing theirselves the same thing. Never...get hurt...again. Except, this time, Leah actually meant it!