Gary said, "Lisa, I have to confess something to you. I can't keep living this lie."
"Oh God," Lisa said. "You're gay."
"No, not that."
"Then you're leaving me and the kids."
"No. I'm ... I'm a writer!"
Lisa broke down into hysterics.
Gary tried to comfort her. "But, it's not like I'm leaving you and the kids!"
"It's worse!" she said. "You'll still be here - physically. But emotionally - you'll be somewhere we will never be able to reach you."