He has a choice... And he chooses to let this go on.
Indeed. I find it almost ridiculous at this point. He looks like he has totally checked out of the building
I completely agree. I think he either needs to reciprocate her advances and try to make it work (whet6her that's for himself, for his kids, for his country doesn't matter IMO). OR he needs to follow his heart, admit to his kids and country it really is over, kick her to the curb and move on already.
Seems to me he's either too depressed, too preoccupied with kids/country/whateverelse, or too scared, whimpy and chicken to make the jump and lose her and get on with his life. (The latter option, dare I say it, would allow him to find a better choice than MM ever was or will be)
Admittedly, this is easy for me to say from the side lines. I wouldn't want to be in his shoes. Thing is, HE made his own bed, didn't he? No one made him pick this idiot. He did.