The theme of The Outsiders is to support and show that you care about the people you love.
Lets not fight anymore.
Johnny sat down beside me, one hand on my shoulder. Easy, Ponyboy,¨ he said softly, ¨we will be okay."
Darry gave me a startled look. Neither of us had realized what it was doing to Soda to hear us fight. I was sick with cold and shame. What he said was the truth. Darry and I did play tug of war with him, with never a thought to how much it was hurting him.