((bttrfly)) It's sad when we have to let go of those we love but I agree that you are smart to plan on her coming home.
Many years ago my ex worked with two people who were in a similar situation. The guy was hot to have a relationship but the gal friend-zoned him. He eventually gave her an ultimatum from what I recall and we went to their wedding. I believe that the marriage was a bit rocky. I'm not even sure that it lasted all that long.
On BD H52, W50 T27, M26 S21, D23 BD-9-Mar-16 D-15-Jan-18 Final-19-Apr-18 I am a storyteller. The story may do you no good. But a story is never for the listener. It is always for the one who tells