Strength of a woman

“Yes so…,” and then she was silent for a few seconds, or longer.

“Where do I begin…” she began again but her voice trailed off.

“I think…,” she continued and so far she has told me nothing.

Just I was about to indicate that maybe we should not have the conversation as agreed, she launched and never stopped until she asked “Questions?” towards the end.

It was a conversation, more a monologue, ….