Marlena thought she was crazy, why on earth would a grown man- a married man want her? She just wanted to know if she was right.
But you know the old saying... Curiosity screwed the cat? Something like that.
Are you planning on going a little deeper into the characters or is this just about their attraction?
Cool line of Story...
I sort of get the hole thing when you realize you may be having feelings or lusting after someone you are not supposed to, or allowed to.