Many people think they are loved. They aren’t. They are being used. They don’t pick up the tiny bits that would signify love, accepting the proclamation.
Warner can go to the shop with Terry’s money and buy what Warner wants. Never anything for Terry unless she stipulates and gives him special money for that.
Warner can see Terry searching for something, know where it is,and unless she asks him, he won’t tell her or even get up to help her look for it.
He will talk to his friends, go out with them, but can barely find two words for Terry.
But she doesn’t notice.
He said he loves her. That’s as far as she investigates, as far as she thinks.