He wanted... needed an answer.
He was respectful of her concerns, but they didn't see eye-to-eye on any of it - except the fact that they both wanted another child.
You and Jonathan wanted to go.
He wanted to protect her and preserve her innocence.
Well, he did say he would go because she and Jonathan wanted to.
Carmen wanted to shrivel out of sight.
Not because she wanted the money, but because it might become an issue.
We both wanted a baby.
It was the way she wanted it as well.
Maybe Alex wanted to be in control because he had been dominated all his life.
No one wanted to feel forced into anything.
Most girls wanted to be a princess at some point in their youth, though she couldn't specifically remember that wish.
Certainly she wanted to feel special to Alex - and did.
We all knew about his family, but the way he acted, it was as if he wanted to hide them from us.
He always wanted to be a veterinarian.
I guess the only thing he wanted more than that was a good woman and children.
After all, he knew Katie too, but they only wanted the people he knew before he met his wife - excluding his sister.
Alex wanted the safari.
You wanted the horse ranch?
Well, let him think what he wanted.
Maybe he wanted to look at the house too.
He wanted my opinion.
You're the person he wanted to put in the house.
He had all the family he wanted in Arkansas.
Right now she wanted to talk to Dulce.
Was that what Dulce was arguing with him about - that he didn't know what he wanted?
Alex knew very well what he wanted.
If he had passed Dulce over, it was because she wasn't what he wanted.
I wasn't the one who wanted to come here in the first place.
If his family wanted him to come back, they would have to get rid of his current responsibilities.
He probably wanted to say good-bye privately.
Felipa looked like she wanted to eat the words.
I guess she just wanted to say goodbye.
One side of her wanted to press on until she got some answers.
At the moment, all she wanted was to be snuggled close.
If his tone was any indication, he wanted more.
Alex and Jonathan wanted to help decorate, but there were some basic things that could be done.
Alex had invited her to look at his financial files any time she wanted, and yet it seemed an intrusion on his privacy.
All she wanted was Alex.
He merely wanted to establish his authority, so the others would follow his lead.
Most of all, he wanted to change the subject.
I'm not all that secretive, but you were the one who kept telling me that if he wanted you to know, he'd tell you.
They wanted Dad to annul the marriage - even cut off any money for Mom.
Considering the information Katie had just disclosed, it wasn't surprising that he wanted to be in control - or that he had chosen a wife who asked few questions.
Of course - and he wanted to be there as much as she did.
She wanted to talk to you about something.
She wanted to tell him how much she missed him - how much she wished he was there, but he might jump in the truck and travel dangerous highways.
I suppose he wanted to help.
Alex might have convinced himself that he wanted a simpler lifestyle.
He hesitantly announced to Carmen one evening that he wanted to learn to play a guitar.
He knew exactly what he wanted and I told him we would buy it for him.
Destiny wanted to wear some jewelry too, so she let her wear the white pearl choker necklace that her mother had given her.
When Destiny wanted to wear a ring like mommy, Carmen tied a yellow ribbon around her finger and made a bow of it on the top.
She wanted to see him happy.
Whatever it was, she wanted to know.
I wish that was all she wanted.
Probably because he didn't know how to handle the situation - and Alex always wanted to be in control.
She wanted me to tell him - and you.
I can imagine why she wanted you to tell me.
Yes... I just wanted to let you know that the twins were born this morning.
Right now all he wanted to do was get it over with.
Not like I wanted to take him away from the man who had been a Dad to him.
If they wanted what he and Carmen had, why didn't they go out and find it?
Carmen thought she wanted him to make the decisions, but she wanted to be involved with the process.
Connie packed and left that evening after work, still expressing her concern and insisting that Lisa call her if she wanted to talk.
I just wanted to ask you a question.
He had volunteered his help, and now he was going make his offer good... whether he wanted to or not.
On the other hand, if he wanted to harm her, he might snatch the stick from her and use it as a weapon against her.
Lisa watched the two of them, sensing that there was something neither of them wanted to mention.
I just wanted to ask him something.
On the other hand, who wanted the odors of animals drifting through their house all the time?
What was down that path that no one wanted to talk about, and why did Giddon insist that his houseguest should not wander around alone?
But then, there was the package, and the money he wanted back.
That's why I wanted you to look for me.
Did he say what he wanted?
For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.
Didn't he know that the more he didn't want her to see it, the more she wanted to see what it was?
I don't know what he wanted, but he certainly put you in a reflective mood.
Nothing she wanted to confess.
It wasn't something she wanted to talk about.
No. I only wanted to pick up a few pictures and pay some bills.
Because he wanted to make me look bad in your eyes.
Her hands were shaking and her knees wanted to buckle.
No, a restraining order wouldn't stop him from finding me if he wanted to, and it might just make him mad enough to do something worse.
The only difference was that she wanted Yancey to kiss her, not Howard.
It wasn't a relationship she had planned or wanted – until now.
Now she wanted it more than life itself.
If he wanted to hurt me, he could follow me in my car.
Right now all he wanted out of her was absence.
You wanted nice things, so you substituted your family for a conscience.
They wanted her out of the way, or at least silent.
He wanted you to get rid of me.
Yeah, he wanted me to get rid of you, all right.
I would never stop you from going to college or doing anything else you wanted to do.
I can see why you wanted to keep this a secret.
If I wanted someone to organize my life, I would have stayed back in Muskogee with my parents instead of moving here.
I made the mistake of telling her that parents of two of the girls wanted me here to protect them from thieves and murderers.
They wanted to stay at the party.
How could she blame him if he wanted to call the marriage off?
This is the way he wanted it.
Nobody wanted this to happen, but don't let his death be a complete loss.
"I think they wanted some privacy," Adrienne finally said.
If he wanted the relationship to end, she wasn't going to cling to him shamelessly.
If you had left when Brandon wanted you to, you still couldn't have done anything.
I wanted to stay, but I thought you wanted to be alone with your mother.
She wanted to ask him how long he would stay at the ranch, but she couldn't think of a way to word the question that didn't sound insensitive.
Adrienne felt the rage tearing at her lungs, plucking at her nerves until she wanted to twist Julie's neck off.
Sure, they had spent more time wandering on the ranch, but that was only because Brandon wanted to get her alone.
Brandon must have wanted something different as well.
Last time we talked, you sounded like you never wanted to see me again.
I love that ranch and I wanted to stay there.
She could wear men's clothes and crack that whip all she wanted, but she was still a woman at heart - and he knew it.
Let them all think what they wanted.
All he wanted was the ranch.
She wanted to talk to Bordeaux about it, but they were moving so fast that conversation was impossible.
The last thing she wanted was rivalry among the men.
How come them soldiers wanted you with them?
If he wanted to discuss her father, it was going to be a one-sided conversation.
She wanted to ask him to slow down, but she was already holding him back.
She wanted to hit him.
No wonder the cavalry wanted you bad enough to pay you twice what they thought Pete might pay.
So he still wanted to marry her.
She wanted to run but her feet wouldn't move.
She wanted to scream at him, but her vocal cords were paralyzed.
I thought I wanted to stay that way.
If that was the way he wanted it that was the way he would get it.
She wanted to tell him how much he was like her father.
She wanted to inflict pain.
She wanted to hate Bordeaux for what he had done, but like a shameless hussy, she still longed to hear his voice - feel his touch.
Bordeaux had found what he wanted and claimed his prize.
I told Bordeaux if he wanted to buy it, he'd have to talk to you.
"That's all I wanted to hear," he interrupted with a grin.
I know she wanted him to come back.
You might as well know right now that I wanted to buy your ranch so I could use the creek.
I know, and I guess I was deliberately a little evasive because I wanted you to learn to trust me.
He said she deserved the rest and he wanted her to keep in touch with her friends.
People always wanted what seemed unobtainable.
By the end of the second day, she had adapted to the guests and felt completely at ease - a state that Claudette apparently wanted to shatter.
Dad would have given her anything she wanted.
It was obvious that he wanted to clear the air, but couldn't decide where to start.
Why didn't he simply say he wanted to go see Mary?
He wanted her to look elsewhere for romantic attention.
Cade only wanted one thing - and she had foolishly submitted.
The last thing she wanted was a reluctant husband.
If he wanted to forget it had ever happened, so much the better.
If he wanted to see Mary, why did he have to drag her along?
I rationalized myself right into his bed – right where I wanted to go.
It was plain that Cade was content with things the way they were, but she wanted more.
She wanted a permanent relationship with him - marriage.
She had always wanted children, although this wasn't the way she had intended to start a family.
Much as she wanted the baby, she felt adoption was the best choice.
She wanted the best for it - better than what she had.
I wanted to know what I could do to help you.
I wanted you to say something - anything.
Instead, you acted like you wanted to forget the whole thing.
If you wanted to marry me, why did you tell me you only wanted to spend a few nights with me?
You said marriage was for people who wanted to spend a lifetime together, not a few nights.
I wanted you to tell me that wasn't your sole reason for wanting to get married.
I wanted a wife and children, but I didn't want to risk losing them because of the ranch.
I thought she would have wanted him to wear them.
I think she just wanted to get him off her back.
I could tell Quinn wanted to change the subject.
Betsy desperately wanted to encourage him further but to her credit, she kept her silence.
I'm sure he meant well, but his lecture wasn't what Howie, and to a lesser extent Betsy, wanted to hear.
When my aunt practically insisted he visit me, I was scared to death wondering what he knew or why he wanted to come.
I wanted it to be your Alder's Bridge too.
I wanted to stop and see it for myself.
Howie wanted to wait until we were all together.
I knew he desperately wanted to pursue Howie's never-before-encountered ability as far as it would go.
Betsy was awake when I returned home and wanted to know what delayed me.
I wanted to be sure he was at home and hopefully alone.
I knew what I was about to say was far more than I wanted to offer.
There was a lion in the linen closet and no one wanted to reach for the towel.
This Cooms guy said he'd fix us up any place we wanted, didn't he?
We wanted a firm economy, reasonable real estate costs, and a good school system.
There was no question he wanted to nail Mr. Jude Bryce.
Howie simply wanted to see who was in the assigned hotel room sometime during the weekend.
I just wanted to see a bit of your city before I drive to your car.
The director wanted me to help as much as I could but if someone was getting too close, I was to drop it.
"I wanted Julie to come out here," he said the second day he was away.
While I wanted to wake Betsy and explain the situation I felt following Julie's directive might free her to be more forthcoming.
While Martha was as upset as Betsy and I, she wanted no part in resolving the matter.
She harbored suspicions as a result of Howie's dreams and wanted to know if they were true.
I've wanted desperately to talk to you!
You've wanted this all your life; admit it.
I woke him up but he listened intently while I explained what I wanted he and Howie to do.
Naw. I just wanted to know how much I left on the table.
You're the third person who wanted them.
I couldn't sit still in the office alone and I frankly I wanted the company of my wife.
We turned the phone over to Molly who wanted to offer her condolences to Howie.
I wanted to say the entire French Foreign hiding in the other room but before I could speak, we both could barely hear a voice.
I wanted to ask questions but a medic stuck a needle in my arm.
Anyone you know who wanted to kill him?
Yes, I thought, there were scores of people who wanted to murder Howie.
He wanted to know if there was anyone else in the house.
Quinn is gone and we couldn't do anything more if we wanted to.
Because it's your life, Howie, I wanted to say but didn't.
The guy driving is wanted nationwide for a number of murders!
Molly wanted to fix supper on her own which both Betsy and I were thankful to let happen.
She wanted to explain herself more thoroughly but I shushed her and continued with business.
It would be the first time in an airplane for her and she wanted details of what to expect.
I felt compelled to follow but I wanted to hear more.
Howie was patient but I wanted some time to talk to my wife in privacy.
I wanted to add, instead of just you, but I didn't.
They're okay with your statements but they wanted to talk to your other pals, the LeBlancs.
I wanted to shout something like Dracula is out of his casket and has a thirst for my wife's A-negative blood, but I bit my tongue and begged that this was truly an emergency.
I wanted to remind this troubled soul of the good he'd wrought but thoughts of Betsy prevented my saying the words.
I knew he wanted to remain close to Julie so I said nothing further about trying to go back.
I was sure he wanted to know about the tipster and when he asked me outright if it was I, I knew I was correct.
Try as I might, I couldn't fix the time or the location anywhere close to the present where we wanted to be.
The detective seemed unconvinced until I told him John Luke Grasso wanted something from my friend and he might have contacted him.
He was annoying, and she wanted him to leave her alone.
All he ever wanted to do was play with his stupid baseball, and she'd taken it and thrown it into the forest.
He'd always wanted a big brother and idolized Aaron.
That level of agony was something she never wanted to go through again.
Her heart leapt, and she stood, halfway to him before his sharp look reminded her he wasn't someone she wanted to approach.
Sofi wanted her watched for some reason.
Bianca looked at him, and he ignored the sense she wanted to be alone with her brother.
"You think I wouldn't have killed you by now if I wanted to?" he challenged.
But I don't know what he wanted with you.
And the fact the Black God wanted her.
His thoughts went to the memory he wanted nothing more than to forget forever.
His body screamed for him to follow and let Toni handle whatever it was Iggy wanted.
No sooner had he opened his eyes than he heard the voice he least wanted to hear.
Her evolving power told her more than she wanted to know, even before she faced him.
I've always wanted to go to Europe.
He'd wanted her, but he kept his distance.
He wanted to lose himself in her warmth and liveliness on his last night.
He wanted Bianca back.
He wanted Darian dead.
She didn't want to die; she wanted to be with him, even if only during the nights.
No woman would ever be more than second to a man like that, but being the woman who was second in his world sounded better than anything else she'd ever wanted.
Dusty wanted nothing more than to order Darian back to Ohio to finish one mess before dragging them into another.
I just wanted to say hi before you left.
She didn't believe she'd turn into a princess any more than she believed she wanted anything to do with killing anyone.
He strode toward the end of the alley, wanting out of the rain as much as he wanted to talk to the intriguing woman over his shoulder.
Part of her wanted to return to her home that very night, and another part of her feared what she'd find if she did.
She looked him over again, certain he could escape any time he wanted.
Running up the stairs to the main floor, she wanted nothing more than to return to the safety of her room.
If the man didn't freeze down there, he'd die at the hands of her father and his strange delusion that this man wanted her dead.
I heard something in the basement and wanted to see what it was.
That man wanted to kill you.
Anyway, she wanted me to tell you to trust your instincts.
When it didn't morph into something else, she knew it was what he wanted.
She wanted more of Jule's magic caressing her from the inside, and his soft skin caressing her on the outside.
For the first time in her life, she wanted not to feel completely alone.
She wanted more … She shook her head and took a wet washcloth into the living room.
She wanted to think he was talking about more than her powers, but such an idea was out of the question.
She wanted to ask but didn't.
Satisfied it was getting what it wanted, the Watcher left him alone.
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