It’s Hard To Be Just Friends, With This Embrace, This Heavy Heart

 

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The lightness and laughter in the moments they spent together, they were moments he cherished. Jie-Yu wanted to escape from his tense family situation, and Yan-Shiu was his refuge.

He would ride on his motorcycle, the entire length of 16km from his home to Yan-Shiu. They spent time together, and he was free to be himself.

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Yan-Shiu was his sanctuary, a temporary relief. They had a friendship in all its simplicity.

But as time passed, the boundaries of lust and emotion, friendship and romance became blur.

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It began as a weakness, but it became a newfound journey to maturity.

Watch ‘Stay With Me’ by Jian-He Lin (Taiwan) on Viddsee:

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