dude it’s so weird how when you’re a kid, socks were like the worst thing you could get on christmas but now it’s like hell yeah please give me some socks i own like two and a half pairs my feet are so cold
Just. Tell him. Go back in fucking time and tell him. Bend the rules of the universe. Do it for him. You need him and he needs you and your stupid secret will poison your friendship, because after a certain point, your unwillingness to trust him becomes a matter of pride and selfishness and not self-preservation. So turn around right now, go back to the beginning, and do it fucking right this time.