On multiple occasions, Jolene had requested that he reveal the information to her, but every time he did so, he responded with the same level of reluctance. Jolene had more than once requested that he tell her the secret. Ricky asserts that he does not presently have a family and that, as a result, he would feel uneasy discussing anything that is even tangentially related to the subject because he does not presently have a family.
Ricky asserts that the reason he does not currently have a family is because it would make him uncomfortable to discuss anything that is even remotely related to the subject. He wants nothing more than to put the past behind him and move on with the rest of his life.