She could ignore the situation no longer. "I don't blame you for hating me at first," Jake said. "After all, I forced you to marry me. But you do see why I had to tell you all this, don't you? You've been so honest with me that I had to be the same with you." Tanya's heart sank. Honest! Honest! The word kept haunting her. Her supposed honesty was the one thing he admired about her. She could not possibly tell him the truth now. If she did, his love for her would be shattered forever!