His chest got tight and his breathing became labored.
As Melissa wrapped her arms around him, Jake reflexively arched his back, as if she might hurt him. Jake denied there was anything wrong, explaining he was just distracted about a personal obligation he needed to attend to.
Although they never talked directly about sex, the roundabout seductive nature of their discussion opened a floodgate of wanton anticipation.
It was as if they were strongly charged magnets whose opposite, compelling attraction was building up by the hour.
As Jake was paying the waiter, Melissa reminded herself that she was a good girl and would not sleep with Jake on their first date – no matter how she felt about him.