While he was holding her hand tight, she was craving for a hug, she was wondering how it would be to lean her head against his shoulder, closing her eyes and enjoying that sweet moment.
She spotted something in his eyes, a different light than what she was used to, the warmth you gaze at a dear person with. Something has changed since she last saw him a couple of weeks ago.
What she didn't know is that Matthew would have kissed her, right there, that very moment, if the nurse had left the room even for a second. But she didn't.