When Charlie's dad wants to make up after a 17-year family feud, his Jonathan is acting funny and he's afraid his partner is being too jealous and clingy.
Charlie's overjoyed, excited, and nervous as hell that his father is finally accepting his sexual orientation and speaking to him after a seventeen-year family feud. He can't understand why his long-term partner Jonathan is acting jealous, clingy when he should be happy for him or at least supportive.
Jon's afraid Charlie's family will hurt him again and he doesn't know if he can mend Charlie's heart if it shatters a second time or stand by and watch while Charlie sets himself up for more heartbreak.
Publisher's Note: This story has been previously released as part of the Friction anthology by Totally Bound Publishing.