I hope you know that every time I tell you to get home safe, stay warm, have a good day, or sleep well what I am really saying is I love you. I love you so damn much that it is starting to steal other words meanings.
I've been encountering such people since elementary school and even in adulthood, they still show themselves to me. Its sad when someone you thought you were close to treats you as such. But I refuse to let them define me.
From the first season of Justice League Unlimited - finale, with Terry McGuiness, the future Batman, confronting an aged Amanda Waller, who recounts this story about Ace of the Royal Flush Gang and Bruce's Batman.