>you're at the train station to pick up your ration parcel and THIS GUY tells you to pick up THAT CAN
what the FUCK do you do?
What if I love my childhood friend?
It seems to be very rare that people who have known each other since childhood get married. Just as brothers and sisters don't fall in love, it may be that childhood friends know too much about each other.
Try acting distant, and try a new approach that he won't see coming!