It was the hypocrisy so ingrained in the minds that even innocent sounding perfectly plausible words seemed way out of context.
When he and his friends had sent a ‘Take Care. We Love You’ card to his best friend who was a girl, her mother and father were very happy and full of pleasure to see so much of a care from her friends. But when as the only friend left, he wrote ‘Take Care. I Love You’ it just moved her farther away from his life. And it was then he decided he would never ever get involved with any girl in his life as a friend and definitely not as a lover.