Oh, you think Alex feels like you want his attention all the time?
To be able to read for one's self what is being willed, thought and done in the world--the world in whose joys and sorrows, failures and successes one feels the keenest interest--that would indeed be a happiness too deep for words.
Feels like there should be a catch.
"That's what it feels like when I read your mind," he said.
Every child feels displaced to some degree when a new sibling arrives.